Information About

Sitkalidak Island

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 7' 37" N,
153 ° 10' 46" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Part of

Kodiak Island

Islands

Aiaktalik Island,

Elevation

1581 ft (481.89 m)

Uses

Sitkalidak Island in Detail.

About

SE of Kodiak I.

History

Transliteration by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) from various Russian froms of what Baker (1906, p. 579) calls " a corruption of some native word or phrase * * *." In 1794 Billings (in Saucr, 1802, p. 170) named it "Kukan" or "Kunakan "O(strov) Salthidack" in 1805 by Lisianski 1814, p. 181) and published as "Os(trov) Syakhlidok," or "Syakhlidok Island," by Sarichev (1826, map 3) and "O(strov) Syatkhlidak," or "Syatkhlidak Island," by Capt Tebenkov (1852, map 23), etc. Also named "Isla de Soto" or "forest island" by Galiano (1802, map 3).