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Bluff, also known as Apookauchuk, was a 20th-century mining town in Alaska. It was built on the Seward Peninsula in 1900, as a result of the Nome Gold Rush. The town was located 55 miles (89 km) southeast of Nome. The settlement was served by a post office for eighteen years, from 1901 to 1919.

Coordinates: 64°34′22″N 163°45′15″W / 64.57278°N 163.75417°W / 64.57278; -163.75417

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