Kukpowruk (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in North Slope Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Kukpowruk (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||site of Eskimo village on coast of Chukchi Sea, near mouth of Kukpowruk River, 10 mi. S of Point Lay, Arctic Plain.|
|History:||In 1884 Brower (1944, p. 25) wrote: "we fairly ran to a village called Kukpowruk on a river of the same name. Nobody was home." In 1918 Archdeacon Stuck (1920, p. 182) referred to a single dwelling called "Sing"i"too"rok," at the mouth of the "Ku=pou=ruk" River. The 11th Census of 1890 (p. 158) lists a population of 52 Eskimo called "Kukpaurungmiut" on the Kukpowruk River.|
|Borough:||North Slope Borough|