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Ismailof Island

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 35' 50" N,
151 ° 13' 43" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

75 ft (22.86 m)

Uses

Ismailof Island in Detail.

About

at entrance to Halibut Cove, on E shore of Kachemak Bay, 11 mi. ESE of Homer, Chugach Mts. 1.4 miles long.

History

Named in 1880 by W. H. Dall, for Gerassiim Grigorovich Ismailov, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), who made explorations in Alaska in the late 18th century. His name was spelled "Erasim Gregorieoff Sin Ismyloff" in 1788 by Captain James Cook, RN; Captain George Vancouver (1798, v. 3, p. 192), RN, called him "Mr. Smyloff."

Places Near Ismailof Island
Bars:

Aurora Spit, Glacier Spit, Glacier Spit, Lancashire Rocks, McKeon Rock,

Bays:

Aurora Lagoon, Bear Cove, China Poot Bay, Halibut Cove, Halibut Cove Lagoon, Kachemak Bay, Mallard Bay, Neptune Bay, Peterson Bay, Rosies Bight, Rustys Lagoon, Sadie Cove, San Juan Cove, Silver Creek, Tutka Bay, Tutka Bay Lagoon,

Beaches:

Shingle Beach,

Capes:

Coal Point, Peterson Point,

Channels:

The Narrows,

Flats:

Beaver Creek Flats, McKeon Flats,

Glaciers:

Doroshin Glacier, Southern Glacier,

Islands:

Aleutika Island, Bear Island, Chugachik Island, Gull Island, Ismailof Island, Mermaid Island, Pedersen Island, San Juan, San Juan Island,

Lakes:

China Poot Lake, Circle Lake, Packwood Lake, Snowshoe Lake,

Mountains:

Bald Mountain,

Rivers:

Windy River, Wosnesenski River,

Streams:

Cottonwood Creek, Eastland Creek, Falls Creek, Fox Creek, Fritz Creek, Grewingk Creek, Halibut Creek, Humpy Creek, McNeil Creek, Moose Creek, Quiet Creek, Stonehocker Creek, Swift Creek,

Routes:

Alpine Ridge Trail, China Poot Lake Cabin Trail, China Poot Lake Trail, Coalition Loop Trail, Coalition Trail, Emerald Lake Camp Trail, Emerald Lake Spur Trail, Emerald Lake Trail, Estuary Trail, Glacier Lake Trail, Goat Rope Spur Trail, Grewingk Glacier Trail, Hatchery Trail, Humpy Creek Trail, Lagoon Trail, Mallard Bay Trail, Moose Valley Cabin Trail, Moose Valley Trail, North Sadie Knob Trail, Poot Peak North Trail, Poot Peak South Trail, Poot Peak Summit Trail, Rusty's Lagoon Trail, Saddle Trail, Sadie Knob Spur Trail, Sea Star Cove Cabin Trail, Tutka Lake Trail, West Cabin Trail, Wosnesenski River Trail,

Valleys:

McNeil Canyon, Neilson Canyon, Thurston Canyon, Waterman Canyon,

Cities:

Aurora (historical), Fritz Creek, Halibut Cove, Kachemak Silo, Millers Landing,