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Udagak Strait

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53 ° 44' 16" N,
166 ° 17' 39" W


Aleutians West (CA)

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between Unalaska and Sedanka Islands., Aleutian Islands.


Aleut name published by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 14), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "Proliv Udagakh" or "Udagakh Strait." It was later called "Oudagakh" by Captain Lutke (1836, p. 284), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and then "Proliv Spirkin" or "Spirkin Strait" by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). According to R. H. Geoghegan, the name may have been taken from the Aleut word "idakuk" which means "leaves, passes away, emanates from."