Apple Islands

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 57 ° 4' 8" N, 135 ° 24' 35" W
  • Region: Sitka
  • Uses:
  • Length: 0.5 mi (0.8 km)
  • Parent: Alexander Archipelago


in Sitka Sound, 3 mi. NW of Sitka, Alex. Arch. 0.5 mile across.

Named in Russian "O(strova) Sryednyye," meaning "middle islands," by I. Vasilief, 1809. They were called "Os(trova) Yabloshnyye," meaning "apple island" in 1848 by the Russian Hydrographic Dept. on Chart 1397.



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