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Sagigik Island

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Location

52 ° 0' 32" N,
173 ° 9' 32" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

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About

in Pacific Ocean, 5 mi. S of Amlia I., Andreanof Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 27), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), possibly from the Aleut "sagik" which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, means "anything having a sharp edge." The name Sagik was published by Father Veniaminov (1846, dictionary) meaning "point, sharp edge."