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Maurice G. Rudisell: Rudisell Reef: a reef partly bare at high water in Nikolski Bay, ¾ mile northwest of Nikolski Village, near lat. 52 56’ 50” N., long. 168 52’ 10” W., Umnak Island, Alaska. Named after fireman Maurice G. Rudisell, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, who was drowned May 28, 1938, when a survey boat struck on the reef.

In: Decisions of the United States Board on Geographic Names – Decisions rendered between July 1, 1940 and June 30, 1941, p. 48. United States Department of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes, Secretary.

Publication of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NOAA Central Library.

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