Simeonof Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 54 ° 53' 52" N, 159 ° 16' 0" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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  • Elevation: 1184 ft (360.88 m)
  • Parent: Shumagin Islands

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About
The easternmost of Shumagin Islands, Aleutian Range.

History
Called "Simeonoff" in 1872 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS); other Russian forms of "Simon" include "Semenovsky," by Captain F. P. Lutke, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and "Semenovskie" by Captain M. D. Tebenkov, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and the Russian Hydrographic Dept. Aleut names applied to this island include "Tachkinach," by Lieutenant G. A. Sarichev, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and "Taghinak," "Tikhiniak," and "Takh-kiniakh" by Captain Lutke, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).

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