largest of The Five Fingers, in Stephens Passage, 70 mi. NE of Sitka, Coast Mts. 0.5 mile wide.
Tlingit Indian name, reported to mean thumb, published in 1923 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS); so called because the island occupies the position of the thumb in The Five Fingers.
The Five Fingers, Akusha Island, Crow Island, East Brother Island, Entrance Island, Foot Island, Gambier Island, Robert Island, Sail Island, Sunset Island, The Twins, West Brother Island, Whitney Island,