Information About

Tanginak Island

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Location

54 ° 11' 55" N,
165 ° 19' 11" W

Region

Aleutians East

Uses

Tanginak Island in Detail.

About

2.2 mi. E of Akun I., one of Krenitzin Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name recorded by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 26), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "O(strov) Tanginakh." R. H. Geoghegan reports that the name is probably derived from the Aleut word "Tangidak" meaning "islet" or "small island."