High Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 21' 39" N, 160 ° 18' 58" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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0.5 mi. NE of Popof I., in Shumagin Is., Aleutian Range

History
Translation of the Russian Word "Visokoi, meaning "high"; published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 24); shown in 1872 by W. H. Dall, US@C&GS, as Vesoki. The English from "High Island" appeared in 1888 U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) report.

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