Amukta Pass

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 52 ° 27' 31" N, 172 ° 0' 55" W
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
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About
between Andreanof and Fox Is., Aleutian Is.; 43 miles wide.

History
Aleut name derived from Amukta Islands; published in 1847 as "Proliv Amukhtenskiy" meaning "Amukhten Strait", on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1379. Known to the whalers as "Seventy-Second Pass" because it is located 172W.

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