Cruises from Saint Paul, Pribilof Islands, Alaska
Saint Paul is the largest of the Pribilof Islands, lying in the Bering Sea, surrounded by Russia, Alaska, and the crescent of the Aleutian Islands. This low-lying island is just 110 sq.km. in area, of volcanic origin, and covered by tundra vegetation, grasses and sedges. It lies just 10 degrees east of the International Date Line.
The town of St Paul is the centre of its population of around 500, who are mostly Aleuts. St Paul’s weather conditions can be described as cold and windy, with summer fogs, and daylight ranging from 6.5 to 18 hours. Wind power (and diesel) provides electricity generation.