Rookery Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 56 ° 41' 28" N, 133 ° 12' 10" W
  • Region: Petersburg (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Part of: Alexander Archipelago


in Duncan Canal, 12 mi. SW of Petersburg, on S coast of Kupreanof I., Alex. Arch.

So named in 1933 by R. H. Sargent, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because the "island is the resting place of thousands of sea birds, known locally as sea pigeons."



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