Information About

Poltava Island

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 0' 27" N,
156 ° 28' 24" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

200 ft (60.96 m)

Uses

Poltava Island in Detail.

About

in Pacific Ocean, near entrance to Port Wrangell, on S coast of Alaska Peninsula, 37 mi. NE of Sutwil I., Aleutian Range

History

Russian name given in 1832 by Ensign Vasiliev; published in 1836 by Captain F.P. Lutke, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "O(strov) Poltava," meaning "Poltava Island."