Skin Island

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 17' 55" N, 132 ° 4' 34" W
  • Region: Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 39 ft (11.89 m)
  • Part of: Alexander Archipelago

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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).

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