Deer Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians East Borough.
|Feature Name:||Deer Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||40 mi. E of False Pass, at SW end of Aleutian Range. 11 miles long.|
|History:||This is a translation of the Russian name "/strov/ Olenei" meaning "deer island" published by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 3), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Father "Itxayak" meaning "deer," according to R. H. Geoghegan. In 1888 the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) Veniaminov (dict., 1846, p. 35) lists the name "Itkhayak" from the Aleut called it Deer Island.|
|Borough:||Aleutians East 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 Deer Island does not include property ownership information.
|Belkofski, AK (16.4 miles NE)|