Information About

Fox Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

53 ° 46' 60" N,
166 ° 34' 60" W

Region

Aleutians East

Elevation

1050 ft (320.04 m)

Uses

Fox Islands in Detail.

About

Comprising the E end of the Aleutian Islands between the Alaska Peninsula, to the E, and the Islands of Four Mountains, to the W, and extending from Isanotski Strait SW about 290 mi to Samalga Pass; includes Samalga, Umnak, Unalaska, and Unimak Islands and the Krenitzin Islands along with other smaller islands.

History

Named in the eighteenth century by the Russian explorers and fur traders.