Near Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 57 ° 46' 55" N, 152 ° 24' 0" W
  • Region: Kodiak Island
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  • Elevation: 131 ft (39.93 m)


in Saint Paul Harbor, 0.5 mi. S of Kodiak, Kodiak I.

The name "Ostrov Blizkiy," or "Close Island" was recorded in 1805 by Lisianski (1814, map facing p. 169). The Russian word "pogibshiy" meaning "perishing" was applied to this island by Dall (in Emerson and others, 1904, p. 52).



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