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Aghiyuk Island

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Location

56 ° 10' 48" N,
156 ° 47' 16" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Part of

Semidi Islands

Length

6 mi (9.66 km)

Elevation

846 ft (257.86 m)

Uses

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About

northernmost of Semidi Is.; Aleutian Range. 6 miles long.


History

name first published as "I(le) Simidin" by Admiral von Krusenstern (1827, map 20), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and as "Semidin" by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, p. 32), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). "Achaiak" is said to be the Aleut word for the cormorant.