Pustoi Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians West (CA) Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Pustoi Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||in Umnak Pass, 2 mi. N of Ship Rock, off NE coast of Umnak I., Aleutian Islands.|
|History:||Russian name given by the navigator Kuritzien as "O(strov) Pustoy" meaning "Desert Island;" published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 25, inset dated 1849), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). The island was called "Tanghinakh" by Captain Lutke (1836, p. 299), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), possibly from the Aleut word "tangidak," which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, means "islet or small island." Baker (1906, p. 515) says "the name 'Tanginak' applies to Ship Island." See Ship Rock.|
|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 Pustoi Island does not include property ownership information.
(11.4 miles E)
Egorkovskoi, AK (13.7 miles NNW)
(18.5 miles WSW)