Anaktuvuk Pass is a city of North slope Borough and is located at an elevated point of about 2200 ft from sea level. Anaktuvuk Pass is said to be the last remaining settlement of Nunamiut Inupiat Eskimo. The city has a total area of about 5 sq. miles. The public utilities are fairly advanced with schools, clinics among others.
Due to its continental climate, transportation link is quite limited. Some of important means of transportation is served by an airport at Anaktuvuk Pass, apart from terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Economic oppurtunities are quite limited due to the continental climate in the region. The media sector is also quite advanced with low power radio transmetres.