Information About

Applegate Island

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 37' 31" N,
148 ° 8' 50" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

0.7 mi (1.13 km)

Elevation

102 ft (31.09 m)

Uses

Applegate Island in Detail.

About

off S tip of Culross I., in NE end of Port Nellie Juan, 22 mi. SE of Whittier, Chugach Mts. 0.7 mile wide.

History

Named in 1910 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for Samuel Applegate who discovered and mapped Port Nellie Juan in 1887. His report, "The third or Unalaska district," appears in the 1890 Census (1893, p. 81 to 90).