Samalga Island

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Samalga Island is located in Alaska
Samalga Island
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Location in Alaska

Samalga Island (Aleut: Samalĝa[1]) is the westernmost island in the Fox Islands group of the eastern Aleutian Islands, Alaska. It is 5.36 miles (8.63 km) long and is situated at the southwestern tip of Umnak Island. It has a land area of 1.589 square miles (4.12 km2) and is uninhabited. It is separated from the Islands of Four Mountains group to the west by the Samalga Pass. TIME ZONE:This is the farthest point west on the Aleutian Island chain that still keeps the Alaska time zone UTC-9 (UTC-8 daylight time 2nd Sunday march-1st Sunday November as of 2010).

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 52°47′00″N 169°12′17″W / 52.78333°N 169.20472°W / 52.78333; -169.20472