Kresta Point

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 53 ° 0' 5" N, 172 ° 37' 45" E
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
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on NW coast of Attu I., Aleutian Islands.

History
This cape was called "M(ys) Kresta," meaning "Cape Cross" (Tebenkov, 1852, map 30). Baker (1906, p. 469), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), calls it "Northwest Shoulder" and reports this name as being given by the North Pacific Exploring Expedition of 1854-55.

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