Information About

Broad Island

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 35' 12" N,
135 ° 23' 14" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

13 ft (3.96 m)

Uses

Broad Island in Detail.

About

in Peril Strait, off N tip of Baranof I., Alex. Arch.

History

Local name published about 1880 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). This island was named "Ostrov Poperechnyy," meaning "transverse island," in 1833 by the Russian pilot Ensign Vasiliev.