Information About

Cape Kekurnoi

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 43' 33" N,
155 ° 18' 0" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Cape Kekurnoi in Detail.

About

between Alinchak and Puale Bays, on E coast of Alaska Peninsula, 33 mi. NW of Karluk, Aleutian Range

History

Russian name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 22), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "M(ys) Kekurnoy" meaning "Pinnacle Cape." This feature was called "Cape Nelyupiaki" by Captain Lutke (1836, map, p. 274), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and "M(ys) Nunakalkhak" on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1378 in 1847. See Kekur Island.