Information About

Pye Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 23' 48" N,
150 ° 24' 1" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

807 ft (245.97 m)

Uses

Pye Islands in Detail.

About

group of islands on E side of Nuka Bay, 50 mi. E of Seldovia, Chugach Mts.

History

So named by Captain Portlock (1786 track chart), RN, as Pye's Islands. These islands were called "O(strova) Piy" or "Piy Islands" by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 5), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), and "Pye Islands" by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1888.