Shale Wall Bluff in North Slope Borough AK


Shale Wall Bluff, North Slope Borough, Alaska

Shale Wall Bluff is a physical feature (cliff) in North Slope Borough.

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Feature Name: Shale Wall Bluff
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Cliff
Description: On the W bank of the Nanushuk River, 16 mi upstream from the mouth of the Anaktuvuk River, 10 mi. SE of Outpost Mtn. and 36 mi. SE of Umiat, Arctic Slope.
History: Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists during the exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, between 1944 and 1953, "because a name was needed for a type locality for the Shale Wall member of the Seabee formation."
Borough: North Slope Borough
Latitude: 69.057220459
Longitude: -150.869720459
GNIS ID: 1409319

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