Deadmans Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 56 ° 29' 38" N, 132 ° 22' 5" W
  • Region: Wrangell
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In Highfield Ancorage, Eastern Passage, 3.2 km (2 mi) off N tip of Wrangell I.; in Tongass NF, Alex. Arch.

The island was used as a burial place by Chinese cannery workers around the turn of the century; named Simonof Island by the British Admiralty in 1865 (US-T121).



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