|Gravel Pit Location and Accessibility||Kotzebue Gravel Map|
There are currently no developed material sites in the immediate Kotzebue vicinity, however there is one active site and one proposed material site near Kotzebue. Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation (KIC) has surface rights at these locations, however NANA maintains ownership of gravel, which is considered a subsurface resource. Please contact NANA with your gravel requests for the Kotzebue area.
Nimiuk Point (active) – This site is approximately 16 miles east of Kotzebue and is accessible by boat or small aircraft. The material is barged from the site. Drake Construction (under contract with Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation, or KIC) is the primary operator at this site. This site is located in the northeast quarter of Section 25 , T16N, R15W KRM, and GPS Coordinates of the site are N66°44’11.04″, E162°0’54.36″.
Iggy Hill (proposed) – This site is approximately 8.5 miles east of Kotzebue, and north of Nimiuk Point. KIC has plans to develop the site, and intends to transport the material to Kotzebue by winter ice roads. It is anticipated the site will yield approximately 700,000 cubic yards of gravel. This site is located in Section 36, T18N, R17W Kateel Meridian, and GPS Coordinates of the site are N66.9204°, W162.2867°.