Information About

Kresta Point

Quick Facts

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Location

53 ° 0' 5" N,
172 ° 37' 45" E

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Kresta Point in Detail.

About

on NW coast of Attu I., Aleutian Islands.

History

This cape was called "M(ys) Kresta," meaning "Cape Cross" (Tebenkov, 1852, map 30). Baker (1906, p. 469), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), calls it "Northwest Shoulder" and reports this name as being given by the North Pacific Exploring Expedition of 1854-55.