Information About

Carlisle Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Carlisle Island on The Map

Location

52 ° 53' 43" N,
170 ° 3' 9" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Nearest City

Unalaska

Length

5 mi (8.05 km)

Elevation

3898 ft (1188.11 m)

Carlisle Island in Detail.

About

one of Islands of Four Mts.; Aleutian Islands.

History

named by the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office in 1894 for John G. Carlisle, 1835-1910, Secretary of the Treasury. was called "O(strov) Tano" or "Tano Island" by Lieutenant Sarichev (1876, map 3), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); "O(strov) Tanakh-Angunakh" or "Tanakh-Angunakh Island" by the Russian Hydrographic Dept. in 1847 on Chart 1379; and "O(strov) Kigalgin" or "Kigalgin Island" by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 25 dated 1849) Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). names differ from those published by Baker (1906, p. 264).

Places Near Carlisle Island
Areas:

Chuginadax,

Bays:

Applegate Cove, South Cove,

Capes:

Dragon Point,

Channels:

Carlisle Pass, Chuginadak Pass,

Islands:

Carlisle Island, Herbert Island,

Mountains:

Mount Cleveland,