Information About

Avatanak Strait

Quick Facts

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Location

54 ° 7' 17" N,
165 ° 26' 15" W

Region

Aleutians East

Uses

Avatanak Strait in Detail.

About

between Avatanak and Akun Islands., in Krenitzin Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History

Named for the island and so called by Father Veniaminov (1840, v.1, p.17) and Capt Lutke (1836, p.306). It was called Pathfinder Channel by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1902 presumably for the ship.