Information About

Ban Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Ban Island on The Map

Location

58 ° 19' 3" N,
152 ° 51' 45" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Length

6.5 mi (10.46 km)

Elevation

1407 ft (428.85 m)

Uses

Ban Island in Detail.

About

27 mi. N of Afognak, W on coast of Afognak I., Kodiak I. 6.5 miles long.

History

Transliteration by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1868 of "O(strov) Ban," possibly from the word "banya" meaning "bathouse", published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 22). The Russian American Company in 1849 called this island "bok" meaning "side" or "flank."