Information About

Rosary Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 34' 52" N,
133 ° 18' 17" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Rosary Island in Detail.

About

in San Christoval Channel, between Prince of Wales and San Fernando Is., Alex. Arch.

History

Translation of the name "Isla del Rosario" given in 1779 by Don Juan de la Bodega y Quadra and Francisco Antonio Maurelle "after Lieutenant Arteaga's vessel, the Princesa, of which the real name was Nuestra Senora del Rosario * * *" (Wagner, 1937, p. 492).

Places Near Rosary Island
Areas:

Witness Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Alberto Islands, Arrecife Islands, Blanquizal Islands, Gaohi Islands, Ham Islands, Harmony Islands,

Bars:

Alberto Reef, Balandra Shoal, Ballena Island Shoal, Curacao Reef, Desconocida Reef, Fern Reef, Fish Egg Reef, Kabanof Rocks, Klawock Reef, Larzatita Island Reef, Parida Island Reef, Rana Reef, Saint Ignace Rock, San Christoval Rock, Sucia Ledge,

Bays:

Port Bagial, Port Caldera, Port Mayoral, Aguirre Bay, Bucareli Bay, Crab Bay, Garcia Cove, Gulf of Esquibel, Indian Garden Bay, Kaguk Cove, Klawock Inlet, Nossuk Bay, Nundei Cove, Salt Lake Bay, San Alberto Bay, Shelter Cove, Shinaku Inlet, Squam Bay, Tonowek Bay, Warm Chuck Inlet, Yahku Cove,

Capes:

Point Maria, Point Miliflores, Point Polocano, Point Saint Thomas, Point Caponeta, Point San Leonardo, Point San Pasqual, Point San Rafael, Point Santa Gertrudis, Point Santa Lucia, Point Santa Rosa, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Swift, Point Aguirre, Point Amargura, Point Animas, Point Batan, Point Capones, Point Cocos, Point Cuerbo, Point Delgada, Point Espada, Point Eugenia, Point Garcia, Point Gorda, Point Ildefonso, Point Iphigenia, Point Lomas, Agueda Point, Ahtun Point, Arrecife Point, Arrecite Point, Bay Point, Blanquizal Point, Bobs Point, Canal Point, Cape Cambon, Cape Empinado, Cape Suspiro, Cemetery Point, Diamond Point, Entrance Point, Fern Point, Guktu Point, Kauda Point, Palisade Point, Punishment Point, Punta de los Almos, Punta De los Islotillos, Punta Maria Antonia, Punta Noriega, Punta Palmito, Reef Point, Silvester Point, Snail Point, Sword Point, Tranquil Point, Triste Point,

Channels:

Cruz Pass, North Entrance, Port Real Marina, Portillo Channel, San Christoval Channel, Tonowek Narrows, Ursua Channel,

Cities:

Craig, Klawock,

Cliffs:

Tonowek Ridge,

Dams:

Craig Water Supply Dam,

Islands:

Abbess Island, Abrejo Rocks, Alargate Rocks, Animas Island, Arboles Island, Balandra Island, Ballena Islands, Bibora Island, Caracol Island, Catalina Island, Chapin Island, Clam Island, Cob Island, Cole Island, Coposo Island, Coronados Islands, Craig Island, Cristina Island, Cruz Islands, Culebra Islands, Dasani Islands, Fish Egg Island, Garcia Island, Hermagos Islands, Hermanos Islands, Isleta, Klawock Island, Kubanof Rock, Larzatita Island, Lulu Island, Madre de Dios Island, Muerta Island, Palisade Island, Parida Island, Peratrovich Island, Phillips Rock, Piedras Island, Pine Island, Point Swift Rock, Point Swift Rock, Quitasueno Rock, Rancheria Island, Rosary Island, Saint Ignace Island, Saint Philip Island, San Clemente Island, San Fernando Island, San Juan Bautista Island, San Juanito Island, Santa Lucia Island, Santa Rita Island, Shaft Rock, Sola Rock, Sombrero Island, Suhti Island, Toti Island, Trim Island, Triste Island, Tuft Rock, Wadleigh Island, Wadleigh Rock, The Witnesses,

Lakes:

Chuck Lake, Crooked Lake, Hook Lake, Island Lake, Jay Lake, Marsh Lake, Mink Lake,

Mountains:

Bautista Peak, Kogish Mountain, Staney Cone, Twin Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Pass,

Streams:

Chuck Creek, Crab Creek, East Fork Tonowek Creek, Marsh Creek, Mink Creek, Shaheen Creek, Shinaku Creek, Tonowek Creek,

Waterfalls:

Silver Salmon Falls,