Sagigik Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 52 ° 0' 32" N, 173 ° 9' 32" W
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Part of: Andreanof Islands

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About
in Pacific Ocean, 5 mi. S of Amlia I., Andreanof Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History
Aleut name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 27), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), possibly from the Aleut "sagik" which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, means "anything having a sharp edge." The name Sagik was published by Father Veniaminov (1846, dictionary) meaning "point, sharp edge."

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