Seguam Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 52 ° 19' 24" N, 172 ° 27' 58" W
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
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  • Elevation: 1736 ft (529.13 m)
  • Parent: Andreanof Islands
  • Mountains: Pyre Peak,

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About
Locatd in the easternmost of Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands.

History
Reported in 1778 by Cook (1785, v. 2, track chart), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Lieutenant Sarichev in his atlas 1826, map 3) indicated "Ostrov Segum" from an Aleut name. Called "Segouam ile" and "Gorely Ile" by Lutke (1836, p. 306). Goreli is Russian for "burnt."

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