Information About

Korovin Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 25' 56" N,
160 ° 15' 12" W

Region

Aleutians East

Elevation

384 ft (117.04 m)

Uses

Korovin Island in Detail.

About

On Shumagin Island, Aleutian Range.

History

Name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 24) as "O(strov) Korovinskoi" as shown on a Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart as "O(strov) Korovinskiy," pressumably for Ivan Korovin of the ship Sv. Troitzka (Holy Trinity), who explored the Aleutian Islands in 1762. The name means Cow.