Information About

Chugul Island

Quick Facts

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Location

51 ° 56' 37" N,
175 ° 49' 14" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

387 ft (117.96 m)

Uses

Chugul Island in Detail.

About

between Atka and Adak Islands., Andreanof Islands., Aleutian Islands. 5 miles long.

History

Aleut name reported by early Russian explorers and recorded as "Tshugulla " by Commodore Joseph Billings, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), in 1790. Two forms, "Tchougoul" and "Tchougoulak," were published by Captain Lutke (1836, p. 320), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN),. The island is shown as Chugul Island by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1944 Aleutian Coast Pilot (p. 103).