Information About

Tangik Island

Quick Facts

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Location

54 ° 8' 31" N,
165 ° 29' 4" W

Region

Aleutians East

Uses

Tangik Island in Detail.

About

1 mi. SE of Akun I., one of Krenitzin Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "O(strov) Tangik," which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, means "island." U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) proposed the name "Waverly."