Information About

Rocky Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Rocky Island on The Map

Location

58 ° 10' 41" N,
135 ° 3' 5" W

Region

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Rocky Island in Detail.

About

in Icy Strait, at mouth of Lynn Canal, 25 mi. SW of Juneau, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by Lieutenant F. M. Symonds, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1880, or possibly by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1869. Name was published on Hydrographic Chart 225 in 1880. The island was called "Rocky Islet" by Baker (1906, p. 531).