Information About

Aston Island

Quick Facts

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Location

54 ° 56' 22" N,
132 ° 50' 29" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Aston Island in Detail.

About

on NW coast of Long I., between Kaigani and Tlevak Straits, Alex. Arch. 0.8 mile long.

History

Named in 1881 by Lieutenant Commander Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN), for Ralph Aston, 1841-1904, U.S. Navy (USN), a member of his party. This island was called Wright Island by Sheldon Jackson (1880, map facing p. 376).

Places Near Aston Island
Areas:

Triplet Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Bay Islands, McFarland Islands, Sukkwan Island,

Bars:

Howkan Reef, Mill Reef, Pond Rock, Shoe Rock,

Bays:

Port Bazan, Alder Cove, American Bay, Anchorage Cove, Baldy Bay, Bolles Inlet, Breezy Bay, Cleva Bay, Coco Harbor, Coning Inlet, Datzkoo Harbor, Dova Bay, Dunbar Inlet, Eek Inlet, Elbow Bay, Essowah Harbor, Gold Harbor, Gooseneck Harbor, Grace Harbor, Green Inlet, Ham Cove, Hetta Inlet, Island Bay, Kaigani Harbors, Kasook Inlet, Mission Cove, Mud Bay, Natoma Bay, Nina Cove, North Kaigani Harbor, Pond Bay, Rose Inlet, Security Cove, Shoe Inlet, South Kaigani Harbor, Touchit Cove, Vesta Bay, View Cove, Windy Cove,

Capes:

Point Bazan, Cape Magdalena, Coning Point, Corlies Point, Datzkoo Point, Dix Point, Eek Point, Eolus Point, Essowah Point, Gooseneck Point, Kaigani Point, Keg Point, Kellogg Point, Lime Point, Luke Point, Middle Point, Natoma Point, Parrot Point, Reef Point, Ritter Point, Rose Point, Round Point, Security Point, Vesta Point,

Channels:

Howkan Narrows, Jackson Passage, Kaigani Strait, Tlevak Strait,

Cliffs:

High Point,

Flats:

Sukkwan Lake,

Islands:

Aston Island, Blanket Island, Bushy Island, Channel Islands, Clam Island, Corlies Islands, Crow Island, Datzkoo Islands, Dead Pine Island, Dolgoi Island, Entrance Island, Flat Island, Grand Island, Grass Island, Jackson Island, Lacey Island, Long Island, Mellen Rock, Parrot Rock, Profit Island, Reef Island, Reef Islands, Shoe Island, Square Island, West Mill Rock,

Lakes:

Essowah Lakes, Kasook Lake, Parrot Lake, Lake Seclusion,

Mountains:

Cone Mountain, Grace Mountain, Twin Peaks, Mount Vesta,

Cities:

Howkan (historical), Long Island,