Twelvemile Island

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 66 ° 26' 46" N, 145 ° 4' 45" W
  • Region: Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)
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  • Elevation: 453 ft (138.07 m)


in the Yukon River, 12 mi. SE of Fort Yukon, Yukon Flats.

Local name reported by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1956; so named because the island is 12 miles upstream from Fort Yukon; the island was shown on Edwards' Track Chart of the Yukon in 1899 as "Seventeenmile Island."



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