Information About

Skin Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 17' 55" N,
132 ° 4' 34" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

39 ft (11.89 m)

Uses

Skin Island in Detail.

About

in Clarence Strait near entrance to Cholmondeley Sound, on E coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Name published in the 1869 Coast Pilot (p. 79). Published in 1853 as "O(strov) Shkin" on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1493; probably named by early traders (Baker, 1906, p. 580).