Information About

Apple Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 4' 8" N,
135 ° 24' 35" W

Region

Sitka

Length

0.5 mi (0.8 km)

Uses

Apple Islands in Detail.

About

in Sitka Sound, 3 mi. NW of Sitka, Alex. Arch. 0.5 mile across.

History

Named in Russian "O(strova) Sryednyye," meaning "middle islands," by I. Vasilief, 1809. They were called "Os(trova) Yabloshnyye," meaning "apple island" in 1848 by the Russian Hydrographic Dept. on Chart 1397.

Places Near Apple Islands
Areas:

Old Sitka Rocks, Sawmill Creek Recreational Area,

Archipelagos:

Apple Islands, Gavanski Islands, Gillmore Islands, Kutchuma Islands, Magoun Islands, Taigud Islands,

Bars:

Alexander Rock, Alice Island, Bare Rock, Biorka Reef, Black Rock, Channel Rock, Columbine Rock, Ferebee Rock, Frosty Reef, Harbor Rock, Keene Rock, Liar Rocks, Makhnati Rock, Mitchell Rock, Nicholson Rocks, Rocky Patch, Rose Rock, Sentinel Rock, Shoal Island, Simpson Rock, Tsaritsa Rock, Usher Rock, Vasilief Bank, Wyvill Reef,

Basins:

Billy Basin,

Bays:

Port Krestof, Aleutkina Bay, Birdsnest Bay, Camp Coogan Bay, Cedar Cove, Crab Bay, Crescent Bay, Deep Inlet, DeGroff Bay, Eastern Bay, Herring Cove, Jamestown Bay, Kanga Bay, Katlian Bay, Kidney Cove, Krestof Sound, Leesoffskaia Bay, Mielkoi Cove, Mud Bay, Nakwasina Bay, Nakwasina Sound, No Thorofare Bay, Pirate Cove, Promisla Bay, Redoubt Bay, Samsing Cove, Sandy Cove, Sawmill Cove, Sealing Cove, Sitka Harbor, Sitka Sound, Starrigavan Bay, Sukoi Inlet, Symonds Bay, Thimbleberry Bay, Thomsen Harbor, Three Entrance Bay, Whitestone Cove, Whiting Harbor,

Capes:

Point Brown, Allan Point, Cape Burunof, Creek Point, Dog Point, Eastern Point, Entry Point, Escape Cape, Halibut Point, Halleck Point, Hanus Point, Harbor Point, Inner Point, Kamenoi Point, Kresta Point, Krugloi Point, Lisianski Peninsula, Lisianski Point, Mountain Point, Neva Point, Olga Point, Partof Point, Peresheek Point, Povorotni Point, Rob Point, Silver Point, Watson Point, Whitestone Point,

Channels:

East Channel Hayward Strait, Eastern Channel, Hayward Strait, Islet Passage, Koka Island Passage, Middle Channel, Nakwasina Passage, Olga Strait, West Channel Hayward Strait, Western Channel, Whitestone Narrows,

Cities:

Sitka,

Dams:

Blue Lake Dam, Cascade Creek Dam, Indian River Dam, Sheldon Jackson College Dam,

Fictional Places:

Port Anna,

Hills:

Castle Hill,

Islands:

Aleutski Island, Ball Islets, Bamdoroshni Island, Bare Island, Bart Island, Battery Island, Beardslee Islands, Beehive Island, Belknap Islands, Berry Island, Bieli Rocks, Big Gavanski Island, Biorka Island, Boidarkin Island, Border Rocks, Brady Island, Breast Island, Calligan Island, Calming Island, Cannon Island, Caution Island, Chaichei Islands, Charcoal Island, Cobb Island, Crosswise Islands, Crow Island, Double Island, Dove Island, The Eckholms, Emgeten Island, Entrance Islet, Error Island, Fankuda Islet, Fassett Island, Fritz Island, Fruit Island, Fruit Islands, Gagarin Island, Galankin Island, Glagolm Island, Gold Island, Gold Island, Griffith Island, Guertin Island, Guide Island, Gull Islet, Halleck Island, Hanus Islet, Harbor Island, Harris Island, Highwater Island, Ilput Island, Japonski Island, Kamennoi Island, Kanga Island, Kasiana Islands, Katz Island, Kayak Islands, Kirushkin Island, Kita Island, Koka Island, Korga Island, Krestof Island, Kulichkof Rock, Kutkan Island, Limit Island, Line Island, Little Biorka Island, Little Gavanski Island, Long Island, Love Island, Low Island, Luce Island, Makhnati Island, Marshall Island, Martin Island, McClellan Group, Mertz Island, Middle Island, Mills Island, Minett Island, Mogilnoi Island, Morne Island, Nadezhda Islands, Nepovorotni Rocks, Neva Island, Nevski Island, Obsechki Island, Parker Group, Partofshikof Island, Passage Islands, Peisar Island, Pritchard Rock, Rashimosti Island, Ring Island, Road Island, Rockwell Island, Rockwell Island, Round Island, Sasedni Island, Sheep Island, Siginaka Islands, Signal Island, Smith Island, Sosnovoi Island, Sound Islands, Stewart Island, Stewart Island, Surf Rock, Taigud Island, Turning Island, The Twins, Ulinoi Island, Unishka Island, Viesokoi Rock, Virublennoi Island, Vitskari Island, Vitskari Rocks, Volga Island, Whale Island, Whitestone Rock, Wrangell Island, Zenobia Rock,

Lakes:

Beaver Lake, Cold Storage Lake, Heart Lake, Redoubt Lake, Swan Lake, Thimbleberry Lake,

Mountains:

Arrowhead Peak, Camel Mountain, Cross Mountain, Mount Dranishnikof, Harbor Peak, Mount Katlian, Mount Kinkaid, Krestof Mountain, Mount Longenbaugh, Mount Rosenberg, Sugarloaf Mountain, Mount Verstovia,

Parks:

Magoun Islands State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Ellsworth Cut, Western Anchorage,

Mountain Ranges:

The Pyramids, The Sisters,

Ridges:

Gavan Hill,

Rivers:

Coxe River, Dranishnikov River, Indian River, Katlian River,

Streams:

Cascade Creek, Freds Creek, Granite Creek, Kizhuchia Creek, Sawmill Creek,

Routes:

Mount Verstovia Trail, Gavan Hill Trail, Herring Cove Trail, Indian River Trail, Sitka’s Cross Trail, Starrigavan Fish Viewing Trail,

Cities:

The Redoubt (historical),