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Joe Guay Island

Quick Facts

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Location

66 ° 21' 25" N,
147 ° 28' 16" W

Region

Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)

Elevation

351 ft (106.98 m)

Uses

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About

formed by the anabranch Joe Guay Slough and the Yukon River, 1.5 mi. W of Beaver, Yukon Flats.

History

Locally named for Joseph Guay, a "sourdough" who had a cabin on the lower end of the island, according to a 1916 manuscript map by William Yanert (Stuck, 1917, map facing p. 122). This end of the island is now separated by "New Cutoff," a channel in the Yukon River.

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