Information About

Midway Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 50' 15" N,
133 ° 48' 53" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Midway Islands in Detail.

About

in Stephens Passage between Snettisham Peninsula and Admiralty I., 4 mi. NE of Point Glass and 37 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN); name published in 1869 on Hydrographic Chart 225; so named because "they are nearly in the middle of Stephens Passage."