Tangik Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 54 ° 8' 31" N, 165 ° 29' 4" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
  • Uses:
  • Part of: Krenitzin Islands


1 mi. SE of Akun I., one of Krenitzin Islands., Aleutian Islands.

Aleut name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "O(strov) Tangik," which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, means "island." U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) proposed the name "Waverly."



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