Information About

Brown Bear Head Island

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 39' 22" N,
133 ° 42' 56" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Brown Bear Head Island in Detail.

About

In Keku Strait, 1000ft S of Beck Island and 31 mi SW of Petersburg.

History

Name derived from a reported incident in which a young Indian man was killed by a Brown Bear, and later, when the bear was killed, its head was impaled on a pole on the island.