Information About

Muerta Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 25' 11" N,
133 ° 29' 19" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

30 ft (9.14 m)

Uses

Muerta Island in Detail.

About

in Port Real Marina, on NE coast of Baker I., Alex. Arch.

History

Name "Isla del Muerto," meaning "island of the dead," was probably given to this island in 1779 by Francisco Antonio Maurelle. "Juan Pantoja in his account of the 1779 exploration of the bay Bucareli describes finding a dead male Indian on an island in the Puerto Real Marina * * *" (Wagner, 1937, p. 398).

Places Near Muerta Island
Areas:

Twin Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Arrecife Islands, Blanquizal Islands,

Bars:

Beta Rock, Labandera Rock, Larzatita Island Reef, Moke Rock, Rana Reef, Saint Ignace Rock, San Christoval Rock, Sucia Ledge,

Bays:

Port San Antonio, Port Asumcion, Port Dolores, Port Mayoral, Port Refugio, Port San Antonio, Port Santa Cruz, Adrian Cove, Aguada Cove, Aguirre Bay, Arena Cove, Bucareli Bay, Fortaleza Bay, Garcia Cove, Gulf of Esquibel, Indiada Cove, Kelly Cove, Siketi Sound, Steamboat Bay, Thimble Cove, Veta Bay,

Capes:

Point Marabilla, Point Maria, Point Polocano, Point Quemada, Point Remedios, Point Rosary, Point Saint Boniface, Point Saint Isidor, Point Saint Thomas, Point Caponeta, Point San Francisco, Point San Jose, Point San Leonardo, Point San Pasqual, Point San Rafael, Point San Roque, Point Santa Gertrudis, Point Santa Lucia, Point Santa Rosa, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Santa Theresa, Point Aguirre, Point Alonzo, Point Amargura, Point Animas, Point Arboleda, Point Arucenas, Point Barrigon, Point Cangrejo, Point Capones, Point Caracol, Point Cocos, Point Cosinas, Point Cruz, Point Cuerbo, Point Delgada, Point Espada, Point Eugenia, Point Falfan, Point Fortaleza, Point Fula, Point Garcia, Point Gorda, Point Incarnation, Point Isleta, Amarilla Point, Arrecife Point, Arrecite Point, Blanquizal Point, Bobs Point, Canal Point, Cape Bartolome, Cape Cambon, Cape Chirikof, Cape Felix, Cape Flores, Diamond Point, Fern Point, Granite Point, Lontana Point, Mineral Point, Outer Point, Palisade Point, Pepper Point, Punishment Point, Punta Maria Antonia, Punta Noriega, Punta Palmito, Reef Point, Saint Nicholas Point, Siketi Point, Silvester Point, Snail Point, Steamboat Point, Sword Point, Triste Point, Point Verde, Veta Point,

Channels:

Arriaga Passage, Cruz Pass, Paloma Pass, Port Real Marina, Portillo Channel, Saint Nicholas Channel, San Christoval Channel, Sonora Passage, Ulloa Channel, Ursua Channel,

Hills:

Isidor Hill,

Islands:

Abrejo Rocks, Alargate Rocks, Animas Island, Arboles Island, Arcada Rock, Baker Island, Bibora Island, Cabras Islands, Caracol Island, Catalina Island, Cone Island, Coposo Island, Cristina Island, Cruz Islands, East San Lorenzo Island, Escurial Island, Flotilla Island, Garcia Island, Gaviota Islets, Gaviota Rock, Hacha Island, Hermagos Islands, Hermanos Islands, Indiada Island, Isla Buen Ayre, Isleta, Joe Island, Larzatita Island, Lulu Island, Marabilla Island, Muerta Island, Noyes Island, Palisade Island, Piedras Island, Pigeon Island, Pine Island, Quitasueno Rock, Rosary Island, Saint Ignace Island, San Adrian Island, San Clemente Island, San Fernando Island, San Francisco Island, San Juan Bautista Island, San Lorenzo Islands, Santa Lucia Island, Santa Rita Island, Shaft Rock, Sola Rock, Sonora Island, Suemez Island, Toza Island, Trasera Island, Triste Island, Tuft Rock, Ubi Island, Verde Island, West San Lorenzo Island,

Lakes:

Lake Fortaleza,

Mountains:

Bautista Peak, Esmeralda Mountain, Fawn Mountain, Mount Miramar, Noyes Peak, Pimenta Mountain,

Ridges:

Fortaleza Ridge,

Rivers:

Rio de la Aguada,

Streams:

Arroyo Blanco,