Argo Island

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 70 ° 28' 14" N, 148 ° 14' 13" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Length: 0.7 mi (1.13 km)
  • Part of: Midway Islands

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About
on Beaufort Sea coast, E island of Midway Is., Arctic Plain. 0.7 mile long.

History
Named by Leffingwell (1919, p. 15, 93) for his yawl Argo. The yawl left Seattle for Flaxman Island in May 1909, and "was turned over to Samuel McIntyre for payment of his wages," *** in August, 1912.

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