Pye Islands

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 59 ° 23' 48" N, 150 ° 24' 1" W
  • Region: Kenai Peninsula
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  • Elevation: 807 ft (245.97 m)
  • Islands: Outer Island, Ragged Island,


group of islands on E side of Nuka Bay, 50 mi. E of Seldovia, Chugach Mts.

So named by Captain Portlock (1786 track chart), RN, as Pye's Islands. These islands were called "O(strova) Piy" or "Piy Islands" by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 5), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and "Pye Islands" by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1888.



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