Information About

Hog Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Hog Island on The Map

Location

58 ° 0' 16" N,
152 ° 41' 7" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Hog Island in Detail.

About

3 mi. E of Afognak, between Afognak and Kodiak I. 0.4 mile long.

History

Name reported in 1900 by Lieutenant Commander J. F. Moser, U.S. Navy (USN), commander of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) steamer Albatross, who made surveys and investigations in this area from 1897 to 1901. This island was called (Ostrov) Shayak or Shayak Island by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 23), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).

Places Near Hog Island
Bars:

Big Rock, Danger Reef, Deranof Rock, Ilkognak Rock, Shag Rocks, Skipwith Reefs, Village Reefs,

Bays:

Afognak Bay, Anton Larsen Bay, Back Bay, Back Bay, Barabara Cove, Fox Bay, Kazakof Bay, Kizhuyak Bay, Marka Bay, Neva Cove, Settler Cove, Shakmanof Cove, Sharatin Bay,

Capes:

Afognak Point, Bare Point, Bird Point, Black Point, Cape Kazakof, Cape Kostromitinof, Chiachi Point, Crag Point, Dirovati Point, Dolphin Point, Entrance Point, Far Point, Graveyard Point, Head Point, Inner Point, Kekur Point, Kizhuyak Point, Last Point, Leto Point, Lipsett Point, Near Point, Nochlega Point, Occident Point, Opasni Point, Orient Point, Otmeloi Point, Otrubistoi Point, Ouzinkie Point, Peregrebni Point, Pokati Point, Posliedni Point, Rivermouth Point, Seredni Point, Settlement Point, Shakmanof Point, Shoal Point, Talnik Point, Three Pillar Point, Uzkosti Point, Yuzhni Point, Zapadni Point,

Channels:

Afognak Strait, Eastern Passage, The Narrows, Ouzinkie Narrows, Whale Passage,

Cities:

Ouzinkie, Port Lions,

Dams:

Monashka Creek Dam,

Islands:

Alexander Island, Arnkil Island, Deranof Island, Dot Island, Hog Island, Koniuji Island, Lamb Island, Larsen Island, Larsen Island, Little Raspberry Island, Low Island, Parrot Island, Prokoda Island, Stripe Rock, Taliudek Island, Three Brothers, Treeless Island, The Triplets, Whale Island, Winter Island, Wooded Island,

Mountains:

Afognak Mountain, Duck Mountain, Mount Ellison, Hatchery Peak, Katenai Hill, Litnik Mountain, Pyramid Mountain, Sharatin Mountain,

Rivers:

Afognak River, Red Cloud River,

Streams:

Elbow Creek, Hatchery Creek, Small Creek,

Cities:

Afognak, Aleut Village, Duck Village,