Information About

Spasski Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 7' 57" N,
135 ° 16' 16" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Spasski Island in Detail.

About

in Icy Strait, 2 mi. NE of Neck Point on Chichagof I. and 33 mi. SW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Named "Spasskaia Island" in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), on Hydrographic Chart 225 after the bay (U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1883, p. 193). The spelling was modified by Board on Geographic Names (BGN) to conform with the anglicized pronunciation. See Spasski Bay.