Information About

Bald Head Chris Island

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 47' 37" N,
147 ° 50' 35" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

1 mi (1.61 km)

Elevation

92 ft (28.04 m)

Uses

Bald Head Chris Island in Detail.

About

in Prince William Sound, at NE end of Wells Passage, 28 mi. E of Whittier, Chugach Mts. 1 mile long.

History

Local name reported in 1908 by U.S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Named for Chris Christensen who operated a fox farm on the island at the end of the 19th century.