in Sitka Sound, 6.5 mi. NW of Sitka, Alex. Arch. 1.3 miles long.
This is an 1882 translation by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) of the name given in 1809 by the Russian navigator Ivan Vasiliev the first Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); reported by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 19), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN) as "O(strov) Voroney."