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Akun Island is located in Alaska
Location in Alaska
Akun Island basalt sea cave

Akun Island (Akungan[1] in Aleut) is one of the Fox Islands subgroup of the Aleutian Islands in Aleutians East Borough of southwestern Alaska, USA. It lies east of Akutan Island and southwest of Unimak Island across the Unimak Pass. The Krenitzin Islands lie to its south and southeast across the Avatanak Strait. Akun Island has a land area of 166.77 km² (64.39 sq mi) and is unpopulated.

Akun Island is home to a small but significant population of cows introduced by the Russians. They are no longer domesticated.

References

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

Coordinates: 54°11′52.65″N 165°34′15″W / 54.1979583°N 165.57083°W / 54.1979583; -165.57083

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