Rosary Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 34' 52" N, 133 ° 18' 17" W
  • Region: Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 10 ft (3.05 m)
  • Part of: Alexander Archipelago

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in San Christoval Channel, between Prince of Wales and San Fernando Is., Alex. Arch.

History
Translation of the name "Isla del Rosario" given in 1779 by Don Juan de la Bodega y Quadra and Francisco Antonio Maurelle "after Lieutenant Arteaga's vessel, the Princesa, of which the real name was Nuestra Senora del Rosario * * *" (Wagner, 1937, p. 492).

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