Information About

Barwell Island

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 51' 36" N,
149 ° 16' 39" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Length

0.3 mi (0.48 km)

Uses

Barwell Island in Detail.

About

in Blying Sound, 1 mi. SE of Cape Resurrection, 20 mi. SE of Seward, Chugach Mts. 0.3 mile wide.

History

Named in 1906 by Board on Geographic Names (BGN) on account of proximity to Cape Resurrection which was called "Barwell" by Captain (Nathaniel) Portlock in 1787.