Information About

Cheval Island

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 46' 40" N,
149 ° 30' 25" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

187 ft (57 m)

Uses

Cheval Island in Detail.

About

off E coast of Aialik Peninsula, 24 mi. S of Seward, Chugach Mts. 1.5 miles long.

History

Named on June 6, 1906, by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) to replace the common name "Horse Island" given by that agency the year before. "Cheval" is the French word for Horse".