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Afognak

[uh-fawg-nak, uh-fog-] /əˈfɔg næk, əˈfɒg-/
noun
1.
an island off southern Alaska, in the Gulf of Alaska, N of Kodiak Island. 721 sq. mi. (1867 sq. km).
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  • On our steamer was an unmarried lady who was going to Afognak as a missionary.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • The village of Afognak is located at the southwestern end of Litnik Bay.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • Leaving Kodiak, the steamer soon reaches Afognak, on the island of the same name.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • The white men of Afognak are nearly all Scandinavians, married to, or living with, native women.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • Eric was sent with the Redondo on the rescue party that was headed for Afognak.

    The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • Passing to the left of Afognak Island, we entered the harbor at Kodiak.

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