Information About

Galankin Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 1' 8" N,
134 ° 19' 5" W

Region

Sitka

Archipelagos

Gillmore Islands,

Uses

Galankin Islands in Detail.

About

Group of islands that include Bamdoroshni, Galankin and Whale Islands, with surrounding smaller islands, 1.5 mi S of Sitka, Alex. Arch.

History

Name apparently first applied by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1883 Coast Pilot (p.142). The name was derived from Galankin Island, the largest of the group.