Amak Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 25' 6" N, 163 ° 8' 38" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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  • Length: 3 mi (4.83 km)
  • Elevation: 1578 ft (480.97 m)


in Bering Sea, 20 mi. NW of village of Cold Bay; Bristol Bay Low. 3 miles wide,

Aleut name published as "O(strov) Amak" or "Amak Island", by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 24), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). the name "burial place" from amiknaq (place of impurity).



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