Information About

Cape Avinof

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 50' 16" N,
164 ° 7' 7" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Uses

Cape Avinof in Detail.

About

4 mi. N of Anogok, 8 mi. S of Kipnuk; Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History

named in 1821 by Captain Lieutenant M. N. Vasiliev, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), for Lieutenant Alexander Avinov, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), a member of his party; published as "M(ys) Avinova," or "Cape Avinov," by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 4), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).

Places Near Cape Avinof
Bays:

Kinak Bay,

Capes:

Cape Avinof,

Channels:

Etolin Strait,

Islands:

Kikegtek Island, Kwigluk Island, Pingurbek Island,

Rivers:

Kinak River, Kuguklik River,

Cities:

Anogok, Kinak (historical), Kipnuk,