Skookumchuck, Brownson Island

Skookumchuck, Brownson Island

Brownson Island is located off the southeast coast of Etolin Island and separated only by the narrow Canoe Passage, about 47 miles (75 km) north-northwest of Ketchikan and 36 miles (58 km) south of Wrangell, Alaska. Canoe passage was first described by Lieutenant...
Cape Tanak, Umnak Island

Cape Tanak, Umnak Island

Cape Tanak is a point of land on the north coast of Umnak Island in the Aleutian Islands, about 64 miles (103 km) southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The name was first published in 1852 by Captain Mikhail Tebenkov, of the Imperial Russian Navy, as “Cape...