Place:Shishmaref, Nome, Alaska, United States

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NameShishmaref
TypeCity
Coordinates66.256°N 166.072°W
Located inNome, Alaska, United States
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Shishmaref (Qiġiqtaq in Iñupiaq; ) is a city and village in the Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States. It is located on Sarichef Island in the Chukchi Sea, just north of the Bering Strait and five miles from the mainland. Shishmaref lies within the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. The population was 563 at the 2010 census.[1]

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