Nikolskoye is a village on Bering Island in the Komandorski Islands, east of Russia. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Komandorski Islands or Commander Islands, (in Russian, Komandorskiye Ostrova) are a group of treeless islands east of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, in the Bering Sea. ...
Nikolskoye was founded in 1826 by Aleut (Unangan) settlers from Atka Island in the Aleutian Islands. They engaged in whaling and sealing with harpoons and spears. Fishing and hunting of whales and other marine mammals is still the mainstay of the economy there. The Aleuts (self-denomination: Unangax) are the indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, U.S.A.. The homeland of the Aleuts includes the Aleutian Islands, the Pribilof Islands, the Shumagin Islands, and the far western part of the Alaska Peninsula. ... Atka Island is an island in the Andreanof Islands of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, at 52°07 North 174°30 West. ... Looking down the Aleutians from an airplane. ...
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