Read Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 57 ° 6' 47" N, 133 ° 11' 35" W
  • Region: Petersburg (CA)
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  • Elevation: 69 ft (21.03 m)
  • Part of: Alexander Archipelago

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About
in Farragut Bay, 1.5 mi. N of Grand Point and 82 mi. E of Sitka, Coast Mts.

History
Named in 1887 by Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for Ensign Maurice L. Read, a member of his surveying party. The name was published in 1888 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).

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