Wosnesenski Island in Aleutians East Borough AK


Wosnesenski Island - Physical Feature (Island) in Aleutians East Borough

Wosnesenski Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians East Borough.

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Feature Name: Wosnesenski Island
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Island
Description: 10 mi. NE of Dolgoi I., one of Paulof Is., Aleutian Range
History: In 1868 the name Wossnessenski Isand was shown on U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) charts, undoubtedly named in honor of Ilia (Elia) G. Wosnesenski who in 1842-44 explored western Alaska for the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. This i island was formerly named "O(strov) Peregrebnoy" by father Ioann Veniaminov (1840, v. 1, p.252), which is the Russian form of the Aleut name "Unatkuyuk" meaning "crested" or "serrated." Captain F. P. Lutke, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), in 1836 reported it as " (Iie) Peregrebny."
Borough: Aleutians East Borough
Latitude: 55.1916656494
Longitude: -161.358886719
GNIS ID: 1419494
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