Reshimosti Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 57 ° 2' 41" N, 135 ° 2' 10" W
  • Region: Sitka
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  • Elevation: 1923 ft (586.13 m)
  • Part of: Alexander Archipelago

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About
in Whiting Harbor, in Sitka Sound, 1.2 mi. SW of Sitka, Alex. Arch.

History
Russian name meaning "determination," given in 1809 by the navigator Ivan Vasiliev the first; published by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 19), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "O(strov) Reshitosti." U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in transliterating the name, erroneously kept the Russian "t" which appears as an English "m."

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