Information About

Jeanette Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Jeanette Island on The Map

Location

70 ° 22' 1" N,
147 ° 25' 5" W

Region

North Slope

Part of

McClure Islands

Uses

Jeanette Island in Detail.

About

one of McClure Island on Beaufort Sea coast, 41 mi. E of Beechey Point, Arctic Plain.

History

Named in 1881 by Lieutenant Commander G. W. DeLong, U.S. Navy (USN), for his steamship, the Jeanette.