Information About

Boiling Pinnacles

Quick Facts

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Location

53 ° 33' 49" N,
168 ° 9' 21" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Boiling Pinnacles in Detail.

About

1.5 mi. N of Umnak Island and 6 mi. W of Cape Tanak, Aleutian Is.;

History

Named in 1939 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) because "light tide rips and swirls occur over the shoal on changes of tide."