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Staraya Artil Rookery

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Location

56 ° 36' 10" N,
169 ° 37' 30" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

374 ft (114 m)

Uses

Staraya Artil Rookery in Detail.

About

near First Bluff, on N coast of St. George I., in Pribilof Islands.

History

This seal rookery, called "Starry Ateel," by Elliott (1881, p. 59), has 500 ft. of sea-margin. The Aleut name, according to Putna, (1903, p. 1015), U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), is Tanogtuck'an-algaral'ogray (Tanagtak'an-algarel'ogre) meaning "old village rookery." See Staraya Artil, locality, and Tanogtukan Lake.