site of an Eskimo village, on barrier bar between the Chukchi Sea and W end of Peard Bay, 27 mi. NE of Wainwright, Arctic Plain.
Pingasagruk was "a very large old settlement that has long been abandoned * * *. According to the natives, this place was called 'Pingashugaruk,' and * * * several hundred people had lived there * * *." (Smith and Mertie, 1930, p. 105).