Aston Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 54 ° 56' 22" N, 132 ° 50' 29" W
  • Region: Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)
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on NW coast of Long I., between Kaigani and Tlevak Straits, Alex. Arch. 0.8 mile long.

Named in 1881 by Lieutenant Commander Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN), for Ralph Aston, 1841-1904, U.S. Navy (USN), a member of his party. This island was called Wright Island by Sheldon Jackson (1880, map facing p. 376).



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