Information About

Seguam Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Seguam Island on The Map

Location

52 ° 19' 24" N,
172 ° 27' 58" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Mountains

Pyre Peak,

Elevation

1736 ft (529.13 m)

Uses

Seguam Island in Detail.

About

Locatd in the easternmost of Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands.

History

Reported in 1778 by Cook (1785, v. 2, track chart), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Lieutenant Sarichev in his atlas 1826, map 3) indicated "Ostrov Segum" from an Aleut name. Called "Segouam ile" and "Gorely Ile" by Lutke (1836, p. 306). Goreli is Russian for "burnt."