Information About

Traders Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Traders Island on The Map

Location

57 ° 25' 56" N,
134 ° 53' 1" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

82 ft (24.99 m)

Uses

Traders Island in Detail.

About

extend N of Catherine I. in E end of Peril Strait, 23 mi. N of Baranof, Alex. Arch.

History

The largest of this group of islands was called "Traitor Island" by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1869; this name was published on Hydrographic Chart 225. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) erroneously published the name as "Traders" for both the a3 on Traders Head, on E shore of Bechevin Bay, Aleutian Range