Atka Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians West (CA) Borough.
|Feature Name:||Atka Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||largest of Andreanof Islands., Aleutian Islands. 55 miles long.|
|History:||Aleut name; reported by early Russian traders; published as "Atchu Island" by Reverend Coxe (1780, p. 156); "Atghka" by Captain Cook (1785, v. 2, p. 503), RN; "Atkha Ile," by Captain Lutke (1836, p. 307), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); "O(strov) Atka," or "Atka Island," on the 1848 Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1400, and by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 27), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).|
|Borough:||Aleutians West (CA) Borough|
Note that you do not have the right to enter private property without the owner's permission. You do have a right to access goverment property that is open to the general public. The GNIS Feature Detail Report for Atka Island does not include property ownership information.