Information About

Alligator Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 28' 30" N,
152 ° 47' 9" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Length

0.2 mi (0.32 km)

Uses

Alligator Island in Detail.

About

in Shelikof Strait, 33 mi. N of Afognak; Kodiak I. 0.2 mile wide.

History

so named in 1926 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), "from the (island's) resemblance (to an alligator) from certain directions."