Kuiu Island (Alaska)

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West Coast USA and Canada - Alaska

56.50992 N, -134.08875 W

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Kuiu Island is part of the Alexander Archipelago (Southeast Alaska). The island is located between Kupreanof Island (to the east) and Baranof Island (to the west, separated by the Chatham Strait).

  • The isle has length of 105 km (65 ml), width between 10-23 km (6–14 ml) and total area of 1936 km2 (748 ml2), ranking it the USA's 15th largest island. It is part of the Tongass National Forest - USA's largest forest with total area of over 69000 km2 (26640 ml2).
  • The island's entire population is just around 10 people.
  • Cape Decision Light (built 1929-1932) is a lighthouse (an active navigation aid) located on the southern tip. The lighthouse has a helipad and became automated in 1974. Its original Fresnel lens were replaced with solar powered beacon in 1996. The replaced lens are on display in Clausen Museum in Petersburg (on Mitkof Island).
  • The island also has the protected wilderness parks Kuiu Wilderness and Tebenkof Bay Wilderness.

Kuiu Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Kuiu Island dock (anchor) at Tebenkof Bay - on the island's western coast.

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