Cruising Chichagof Island / Peril Strait, Alaska


The Alexander Archipelago.

Chichagof IslandsThe largest islands are Prince of Wales Island, Chichagof Island, Admiralty Island, Baranof Island, Revillagigedo Island, Kupreanof Island, Kuiu Island, Etolin Island, Dall Island, Wrangell Island, Mitkof Island, Zarembo Island, Kosciusko Island, Kruzof Island, Annette Island, Gravina Island, and Yakobi Island. All the islands are rugged, densely forested, and have an abundance of wildlife.

The Alexander Archipelago is a 300 miles (500 km) long archipelago, or group of islands, of North America off the southeastern coast of Alaska. It contains about 1,100 islands, which are the tops of the submerged coastal mountains that rise steeply from the Pacific Ocean. Deep channels and fjords separate the islands and cut them off from the mainland. The northern part of the Inside Passage is sheltered by the islands as it winds its way among them.

Cruising Chichagof Islands, Alaska

Chichagof Island Chichagof Island, or Shee Kaax, is an island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Alaska Panhandle, nearby to Bell Island, Nelson Island and Soloma Point. At 75 miles (121 km) long and 50 miles (80 km) wide, it has a land area of[…]

Cruising Peril Strait, Alaska

Peril Strait, Alaska Peril Strait or Háat Ishkáak is a strait in the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. It is between Chichagof Island to its north and Baranof Island and Catherine Island to its south. The Strait is twisting channel known for dramatic currents, Peril Strait[…]

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