Ban Island is a physical feature (island) in Kodiak Island Borough. The primary coordinates for Ban Island places it within the 99615 ZIP Code delivery area.
|Feature Name:||Ban Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||27 mi. N of Afognak, W on coast of Afognak I., Kodiak I. 6.5 miles long.|
|History:||Transliteration by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1868 of "O(strov) Ban," possibly from the word "banya" meaning "bathouse", published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 22). The Russian American Company in 1849 called this island "bok" meaning "side" or "flank."|
|Borough:||Kodiak Island Borough|
Note that you do not have the right to enter private property without the owner's permission. You do have a right to access goverment property that is open to the general public. The GNIS Feature Detail Report for Ban Island does not include property ownership information.
Port William, AK
(15.8 miles NE)
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