Kanaga Island

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Kanaga Island is located in Alaska
Kanaga Island
Location in Alaska

Kanaga Island (Aleut: Kanaga[1]) is a part of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. The island measures 30 miles (48 kilometers) long and between 4 and 8 miles (6 to 13 km) wide with an area of 142 sq mi (369 km²), making it the 42nd largest island in the United States. The island's most notable feature is Mount Kanaga, a 4,288-foot (1,307 m) high (1,307 m) volcano which last erupted in 1995.

Kanaga Island. The volcanic Mount Kanaga is visible to the right.

References[edit]

"Kanaga Island". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved July 7, 2005.

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

Coordinates: 51°44′21″N 177°26′38″W / 51.73917°N 177.44389°W / 51.73917; -177.44389