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Thetis Mound
Highest point
Elevation 3 ft (0.91 m)
Location North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States
Topo map USGS Beechey Point B-5

Thetis Mound is a hill in the North Slope Borough, of Alaska, United States. It is 4 miles (6 km) southeast of Oliktok Point and 13 miles (21 km) west of Beechey Point.

The name was published by the United States Geological Survey in 1911 and the hill was used as a triangulation station by Ernest de Koven Leffingwell; it was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on March 31, 1981.

Thetis Mound is a type of hill known as a pingo.

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