Ugamak Island

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Ugamak Island is located in Alaska
Ugamak Island
Location in Alaska

Ugamak Island (Aleut: Ugangax̂[1]) is one of the Krenitzin Islands, a subgroup of the Fox Islands group of the eastern Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Ugamak is an Aleut word transcribed by Father Veniaminov (1840) which, according to R. H. Geoghegan, may mean "ceremony island". It is 5.9 miles (9.5 km) long and is located 32 miles (51 km) east of Akutan Island. Ugamak Bay is situated on the southeast coast of Ugamak, and Ugamak Strait is a three-mile-wide channel that separates Ugamak from Kaligagan Island[2] to the west.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 54°12′44″N 164°49′15″W / 54.21222°N 164.82083°W / 54.21222; -164.82083