Information About

Dry Spruce Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Dry Spruce Island on The Map

Location

57 ° 57' 19" N,
153 ° 2' 29" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Part of

Kodiak Island

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Dry Spruce Island in Detail.

About

between Dry Spruce Bay and Kupreanof Strait, off N coast of Kodiak I. 1.5 mile long.

History

Named "Poluostrov Sukhago Yelnika," meaning "dry spruce peninsula," in 1839 or 1840 by Sub. Lieutenant Murashev, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); published in 1949 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1425 which shows a sand bar connecting this island to the north coast of Kodiak Island.