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Narwhal Island
latitude: 70.39556
longitude: -147.48528
state: Alaska
county: North Slope
category: Island
elevation (ft/m): 0/0
description: on Beaufort Sea coast, northern island of McClure Is., 38 mi. E of Beechey Point, Arctic Plain.
history: Named by Leffingwell (1919, p. 14, 97) after the whaleship Narwhal, on which he "returned to civilization in the fall of 1908, as the guest of Capt. George Leavitt."

citation: Represents a feature name collected during Phase I GNIS data compilation (1976-1981), primarily from existing U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps; various edition dates.

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