Napaaktoktok River

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Napaaktoktok River
Physical characteristics
 • location
Coronation Gulf
 • elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Basin sizeArctic Ocean

The Napaaktoktok River is a waterway in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut in Canada. It flows generally north to Coronation Gulf, an arm of the Arctic Ocean. The Napaaktoktok runs parallel to the Coppermine River, 14.4 km (8.9 mi) to the west, and the Asiak River, 15.2 km (9.4 mi) to the east.

The community of Kugluktuk (formerly Coppermine) is located at the mouth of the Coppermine River, approximately 15.7 km (9.8 mi) to the west.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Napaaktoktok River". Retrieved 2009-03-10.

Coordinates: 67°49′02″N 114°44′11″W / 67.81722°N 114.73639°W / 67.81722; -114.73639 (Napaaktoktok River)