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Akutan Pass

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Location

54 ° 3' 4" N,
166 ° 6' 40" W

Region

Aleutians East

Uses

Akutan Pass in Detail.

About

between Unalaska and Akutan Islands.; Aleutian Islands.

History

name published by Captain Lutke (1836, p. 289, 304, 305), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "Le detroit Akoutanskoi." Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), published the name as "P(roliv) Akutanskiy," meaning "Akutan Strait." may possibly be the same as "Paso de Sanganoac" recorded by Galiano (1802, map 3). may be from the Aleut word "hakuta," meaning "I made a mistake."