Information About

Avatanak Island

Quick Facts

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Location

54 ° 4' 18" N,
165 ° 18' 14" W

Region

Aleutians East

Elevation

456 ft (138.99 m)

Uses

Avatanak Island in Detail.

About

in Krenitzin Islands., Aleutian Islands. 10 miles long.

History

Aleut name transcribed by the Russians into various spellings and apparently identical with Aiaialgutak of Captain Lieutenant Krenitzin and Lieutenant Levashev, 1768 (Coxe, 1787, map p.205). The name Avatanak was published by Father Veniaminov in 1840 (v.1,p.198) and Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), where as Captain Lutke (1836,p.290) and the Russian Hydrographic Dept. (1847, chart 1379) used the spelling "Avatanok."