Rosary Island

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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


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

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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