About This Place
Gambell (Yupik:Sivuqaq) is a village on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 649.
Gambell is located on the northwest cape of St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, 325 km (200 miles) southwest of Nome. It is 58 km (36 miles) from the Chukchi Peninsula in the Russian Far East.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.4 square miles (78.6 km²), of which, 10.9 square miles (28.2 km²) of it is land and 19.5 square miles (50.4 km²) of it (64.10%) is water.