Information About

Blashke Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 7' 35" N,
132 ° 54' 4" W

Region

Wrangell

Length

4 mi (6.44 km)

Elevation

75 ft (22.86 m)

Uses

Blashke Islands in Detail.

About

4 mi. long at S end of Kashevarof Is., off NE coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Published in 1853 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1494 as "Os(trov) Bloshke." Named for Edward Leontief Blashke, surgeon of the ship Nikolai in 1839-41, under the command of Captain A. K. Etolin.