Information About

Argo Island

Quick Facts

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Location

70 ° 28' 14" N,
148 ° 14' 13" W

Region

North Slope

Part of

Midway Islands

Length

0.7 mi (1.13 km)

Uses

Argo Island in Detail.

About

on Beaufort Sea coast, E island of Midway Is., Arctic Plain. 0.7 mile long.

History

Named by Leffingwell (1919, p. 15, 93) for his yawl Argo. The yawl left Seattle for Flaxman Island in May 1909, and "was turned over to Samuel McIntyre for payment of his wages," *** in August, 1912.

Places Near Argo Island
Areas:

Sag Delta Number 1,

Archipelagos:

Niakuk Islands,

Bays:

Prudhoe Bay,

Capes:

Heald Point,

Islands:

Argo Island, Gull Island, Midway Islands, Reindeer Island,

Rivers:

Sagavanirktok River,

Cities:

Prudhoe Bay,