Sviechnikof Harbor

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 52 ° 3' 2" N, 173 ° 23' 52" W
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
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on S coast of Atka I., Aleutian Islands.

Surveyed and probably named by pilot Ivan Chernof in 1832, and published as Svetchnikoff Port by Captain Lutke (1836, p.308), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). It may be a family name, or from "sviechnik", Russian for "tallow chandler."



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