Information About

Unalga Island

Quick Facts

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Location

53 ° 58' 35" N,
166 ° 8' 39" W

Region

Aleutians East

Elevation

276 ft (84.12 m)

Uses

Unalga Island in Detail.

About

one of Fox Islands. Between Akutan and Unalaska Islands., Aleutian Islands.

History

Aleut name reported by Reverend Coxe (1787, p. 209), who took it from the 1768-69 logs of Captain Lieutenant P. K. Krenitzin and Lieutenant M. Levashev, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Published as "O(strov) Unalga," or "Unalga Island," by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 14, dated 1792), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); reported as "Oonella Island" by Captain Cook (1778, v. 2, p. 425), RN; as "Ostrov Oonalgi" by Commodore Billings (1792, p. 232), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); and as "Ounalga Isle" by Captain Lutke (1836 p. 288), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).