Information About

Puffin Island

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 0' 20" N,
153 ° 21' 17" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Puffin Island in Detail.

About

0.5 mi. SW of Sitkalidak I., SE of Kodiak I.

History

Translation of "O(strov) Toporkov" published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 23). This probably refers to the Tufted Puffin, Lunda cirrhata, one of the more abundant sea birds in this area. It is sometimes referred to as the sea-plant.