Information About

Idak Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

53 ° 26' 15" N,
167 ° 51' 30" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Idak Creek in Detail.

About

flows E to Otter Bight, 3 mi. N. of Fort Glenn on NE coast of Umnak I., Aleutian Islands. 4 miles long.

History

Name published by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (in Byers, 1959, pl. 41). This name may have been derived from the Aleutian word "idakuq," meaning "it leaves; it emanates from" (in Geoghegan, 1944, p. 109), and have been arbitrarily "clipped" for cartographic convenience.