TITLE

UNALASKA/DUTCH HARBOR

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Alaska Almanac;2007, Issue 31, p216
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for Unalaska, an island in the Fox Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in the U.S. state of Alaska, is presented. Located on Unalaska Island, the second-largest island in the Aleutian chain and 800 miles southwest of Anchorage, Ounalashka, or Unalaska, was the Russian-American Company's headquarters for the sea otter fur trade in the 1700s. At the turn of the 20th century, Unalaska was a major stop for ships heading to and from the Nome gold fields.
ACCESSION #
28456008

 

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