Base Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 56' 32" N, 160 ° 40' 10" W
  • Region: Wade Hampton (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Length: 4 mi (6.44 km)
  • Elevation: 49 ft (14.94 m)

Details

About
in Yukon River E of Pearl I., 23 mi. NE of Russian Mission, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. 4 miles long.

History
So named in 1916 by S. S. Post, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because a triangulation check base was established on this island.

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