Information About

Aiaktalik Island

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 42' 14" N,
154 ° 3' 19" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Length

4 mi (6.44 km)

Elevation

105 ft (32 m)

Uses

Aiaktalik Island in Detail.

About

between Kodiak and Sitkinak Is; Kodiak I. 4 miles long.

History

native name published as "Anayachtalak Island" by Sauer (1802, p. 169); as "Anayakhtakh" by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 3), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); as "Ajanahtack" by Admiral von Krusenstern (1827, map 17), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); as "Anayakhtaky" (Anayakhtalik) by the Russian American Company in 1849; and as "Goose Island" by Petroff (1884, p. 31) in the 10th Census, in 1880.