Acheredin Point

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 7' 17" N, 160 ° 49' 12" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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  • Elevation: 302 ft (92.05 m)


Sw tip of Unga I., in Shumagin Is., Aleutian Range

Word meaning "turn" or "turning"; probably named for "mate Ath. (?) Atcheredin, a Russian fur trader who wintered at Kodiak in 1779." Published in 1847 as as "M(ys) Otcheredin" by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 24),



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