Information About

Cape Cheerful

Quick Facts

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Location

54 ° 0' 39" N,
166 ° 40' 41" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

1637 ft (498.96 m)

Uses

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About

on N coast of Unalaska I., Aleutian Islands.

History

Translation of a Russian name reported in 1817 Lieutenant Otto von Kotzebue, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "Veselofski," probably from the name of the village located on this point. It was published by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 15), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "m(ys) Veselovskiy," meaning "Cape Cheerful."