Information About

Unga

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 11' 2.729" N,
160 ° 30' 18.158" W

Region

Aleutians East

Elevation

59 ft (17.98 m)

Uses

Unga in Detail.

About

population 43, on Delarof Harbor, on SE Coast of Unga I., in Shumagin Is., Aleutian Range

History

Aleut village reported as "Ougnagok" by F. P. Lutke in 1836. According to Petroff (1884, p. 35) Father Ioann Veniaminov called it "Delarov" in 1833. See Delarof Harbor. The population was 116 in 1833; 185 in 1880; 159 in 1890; 108 in 1910; 313 in 1920; 150 in 1930; 152 in 1939; and 107 in 1950. The "Ounga" post office, established in 1888; changed its name to Unga in 1894; discontinued in 1958 (Ricks, 1965, p. 49, 68).