Korovin Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 25' 56" N, 160 ° 15' 12" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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  • Elevation: 384 ft (117.04 m)
  • Part of: Shumagin Islands

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On Shumagin Island, Aleutian Range.

History
Name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 24) as "O(strov) Korovinskoi" as shown on a Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart as "O(strov) Korovinskiy," pressumably for Ivan Korovin of the ship Sv. Troitzka (Holy Trinity), who explored the Aleutian Islands in 1762. The name means Cow.

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