Information About

Hog Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Hog Island on The Map

Location

53 ° 54' 22" N,
166 ° 34' 30" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

56 ft (17.07 m)

Uses

Hog Island in Detail.

About

in Unalaska Bay, on NE coast of Unalaska I., Aleutian Islands. 0.9 mile long.

History

The Russians placed hogs on this island and the name was published as (Ostrov) Svinoy, meaning Hog Island, by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 15) Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), published the Aleut name as (Ostrov) Uknodok or Oknodok Island.