Information About

Cape Akuyan

Quick Facts

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Location

52 ° 3' 46" N,
176 ° 12' 36" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

164 ft (49.99 m)

Uses

Cape Akuyan in Detail.

About

on W coast of Great Sitkin I., Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name; published as Mys Akuyan, or Cape Akuyan by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 28), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). This name may come from the Aleut words hakuya or haquyan which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, mean standing at a distance and river otters, respectively.