Pingasagruk (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in North Slope Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Pingasagruk (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||site of an Eskimo village, on barrier bar between the Chukchi Sea and W end of Peard Bay, 27 mi. NE of Wainwright, Arctic Plain.|
|History:||Pingasagruk was "a very large old settlement that has long been abandoned * * *. According to the natives, this place was called 'Pingashugaruk,' and * * * several hundred people had lived there * * *." (Smith and Mertie, 1930, p. 105).|
|Borough:||North Slope Borough|