Information About

Island Point

Quick Facts

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Location

52 ° 7' 1" N,
174 ° 45' 5" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Island Point in Detail.

About

5.5 mi. SW of Salt Island, on N coast of Atka I., Aleutian Islands.

History

Descriptive name which was published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1944 Aleutian Coast Pilot (p. 96), was given "because a low valley between the head land and the main shore gave it the appearance of an island to ships approaching from the west."