Avatanak Strait

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 54 ° 7' 17" N, 165 ° 26' 15" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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between Avatanak and Akun Islands., in Krenitzin Islands., Aleutian Islands.

Named for the island and so called by Father Veniaminov (1840, v.1, p.17) and Capt Lutke (1836, p.306). It was called Pathfinder Channel by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1902 presumably for the ship.



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