Settlement Point

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 Alaska

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  • Location: 55 ° 29' 16" N, 161 ° 29' 5" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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About
on E shore of Pavlof Bay, near SW end of Alaska Peninsula; Aleutian Range

History
this is a translation of the Russian word "selenie" meaning "village (or settlement)," shown by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 24), and applied to a settlement about one mile NE of the point. This "village" reference suggested to Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), the name for the point of land in 1880. used by the fishermen.

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