Arguello Island

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 56 ° 59' 9" N, 135 ° 8' 43" W
  • Region: Sitka
  • Uses:
  • Length: 0.2 mi (0.32 km)
  • Part of: Alexander Archipelago

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About
at head of Silver Bay, 8.5 mi. SE of Sitka, on central Baranof I., Alex. Arch. 0.2 mile long.

History
Named in 1935 byU.S. Forest Service (USFS)"for Dona Cencepcion de Arguello, whom Nicholas Rezanof courted while he was endeavoring to establish trade relations between the Spanish of California and his people at Sitka."

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