Zapadni Bay

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 Alaska

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  • Location: 56 ° 34' 0" N, 169 ° 40' 60" W
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
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on SW coast of St. George I., in Pribilof Islands.

History
Russian name from the word "zapad" meaning "west," reported by Putnam (1903, p. 1016), U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). According to Elliott (1881, p. 19), the Russians imported Aleuts of other islands, for their fur seal industry, and about 1787 a village was established at Zapadni Bay.

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