Amatignak Island

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Amatignak Island is located in Alaska
Amatignak Island
Location in Alaska

Amatignak Island (Aleut: Amatignax̂[1]) is a member of the Delarof Islands (western Andreanof Islands), in Alaska's Aleutian archipelago. The southernmost point of Alaska is on this island, as well as the highest western longitude of Alaska, the United States, and North America.

The island is about 5 mi (8 km) long north-to-south, and about 3 mi (4 km) wide east-to-west. It is uninhabited. The nearest island is Ulak Island about 4 mi (6 km) to the northeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bergsland, K. (1994). Aleut Dictionary. Fairbanks: Alaska Native Language Center. 

Coordinates: 51°15′44″N 179°06′31″W / 51.26222°N 179.10861°W / 51.26222; -179.10861