Information About

Kayak Cape

Quick Facts

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Location

53 ° 34' 55" N,
166 ° 30' 54" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

400 ft (121.92 m)

Uses

Kayak Cape in Detail.

About

between Staraya and Protection Bays, on S coast of Unalaska I.; Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name recorded by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "M(ys) Kayakh," or "Cape Kayak." that this name may have been given because of the possible resemblance of the word to the native skin boat. to R. H. Geoghegan the Aleut word "qayaq" means "hill" and was incorectly transliterated by Baker. "Mountain Cape" by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1888.