Information About

Amlia Island

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Location

52 ° 4' 43" N,
173 ° 31' 42" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Length

45 mi (72.42 km)

Elevation

748 ft (227.99 m)

Uses

Amlia Island in Detail.

About

in Andreanof Is., Aleutian Is.; 45 miles long and 8 miles wide.

History

Aleut name; reported in 1761 as "Amlak" by Captain Tolstyk of the ship Andreiani Natalia, according to Ivan Petroff (Bancroft, 1886, p. 168). The name "Amlia" was published in Lieutenant Sarichev's atlas (1826, map 3), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). The southern part of Atka Island has been called "Amlia Peninsula".