Admiralty Island

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 57 ° 40' 0" N, 134 ° 19' 60" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Elevation: 525 ft (160.02 m)


from Point Gardner on Frederick Sound to Point Retreat on Lynn Canal, 9 mi. S of Juneau; Alex. Arch.

named in 1794 by Captain Vancouver (1798, v. 3, p. 276), RN. Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 8), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), published the Russian name "O(strov) Kutsnoi" meaning "fear island."



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