Shemya Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians West (CA) Borough.
Sorry, no local resorces for this location!
|Feature Name:||Shemya Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||easternmost of Semichi I., Aleutian I.|
|History:||Reverend Coxe (1787, p. 50) applied this name to the entire group of islands called "Semichi" by the Russians. The name has subsequently been reapplied to this particular island. According to Golder (1922, p. 202, 275) this may have been the island named "St. Abraham" on Ocotber 29, 1741 (Old Style (O.S.) calendar), by Vitus Bering on the St Peter. See Semichi Island.|
|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 Shemya Island does not include property ownership information.