Tangik Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

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

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

History
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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