Information About

Little East Rookery

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 36' 23" N,
169 ° 30' 40" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Little East Rookery in Detail.

About

1.2 mi. E of village of Saint George, on N coast of Saint George I., in Pribilof Islands.

History

The name is reported as "Little Eastern Rookery" by Elliott (1881, p. 61); this rookery has 750 ft. of sea=margin for seals. It was called "Little East Rookery" by Joseph Stanley=Brown, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1891, and by W. W. Duffield, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1897. Putam (1903, p. 1015), U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), gives the Aleut name as "Kreg'lucht'en-ang'ten-algarel'ogrey." (Board on Geographic Names (BGN) orthography) meaning "the rookery at Kregluchten." See Kregluchten. "the rookery at Kregluchten." See Kregluchten.