Information About

Jacob Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 45' 39" N,
159 ° 21' 26" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

768 ft (234.09 m)

Uses

Jacob Island in Detail.

About

12 mi. E of Stepovak Bay, Aleutian Range. 4.5 miles long.

History

Named by Lieutenant Woronkofski in 1837; published as "O(strov) Sv(yatoy) Iakova," or "St. Jacob Island," on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1379 (1847). "Jacob Island" was shown in 1888 on U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) Chart 806.