Information About

Samalga Island

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Location

52 ° 46' 60" N,
169 ° 12' 17" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

30 ft (9.14 m)

Uses

Samalga Island in Detail.

About

W end of Fox Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name published by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map3), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "O(strov) Samalga," or "Samalga Island." Father Veniaminov (1840, v. 1, p. 157) reported that in 1764 there was a settlement on this island containing not less than 400 people.