Information About

Cape Kalekta

Quick Facts

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Location

54 ° 0' 15" N,
166 ° 22' 21" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

607 ft (185.01 m)

Uses

Cape Kalekta in Detail.

About

NE coast of Unalaska I., Aleution Islands.

History

Aleut name published by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 15), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "M(ys) Kalekhta" or "Cape Kalekhta." Lutke (1836, p. 281) reported that the natives called it "Igognak." It was called "Priest Point" by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1888.