Cape Denbigh

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Cape Denbigh is located on the Seward Peninsula in Eastern Norton Sound in the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] It is notable for the Iyatayet Site, an Archaic Stage hunter gather archaeological site.[citation needed] The headland is a moderately high, rounded hill, joined to the mainland by a low, narrow neck. The head of the bight, eastward of the cape, is shoal, but in approaching the water shoals gradually. A good anchorage in northeasterly winds can be had eastward of the cape. The water shoals rapidly inside a depth of 4 fathoms when approaching the shore.[2]


  1. Smithsonion Institute
  2. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1900). Bulletin (Public domain ed.). U.S. Government Printing Office. pp. 211–. Retrieved 20 April 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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