Newtok, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

Newtok is a small village on the Ningliq River in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta of Alaska. Erosion and flooding are forcing the primarily Yupik Alaska Native village to consider relocation. The United States Army Corps of Engineers estimates the highest point in the town, the high school, will be underwater by 2020. Read more here and here. Click here to download the CoastView app and explore Newtok and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.