Beehive Island

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 57 ° 11' 11" N, 135 ° 25' 58" W
  • Region: Sitka
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  • Elevation: 30 ft (9.14 m)

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About
at mouth of Nakwasina Sound, 9.5 mi. N of Sitka, Alex. Arch.

History
Descriptive name given in 1880, by M. Baker, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), because of its resemblance, as seen from the west, to the shape of a conventional straw beehive. The name was published in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 152).

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