Information About

North Rookery

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 36' 10" N,
169 ° 34' 20" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

52 ft (15.85 m)

Uses

North Rookery in Detail.

About

1 mi. W of Saint George, on N coast of Saint George I., in Pribilof Islands.

History

This seal rookery is mentioned by Elliott (1881, p. 60-61) as having 750 ft. of sea-margin. The Aleut name is Alga-anatorolog, meaning a place where the seals do not go up name being due to the ridge near the center of this rookery where there are no seals (Putnam, 1903, p. 1013).