Nelson Island is a physical feature (island) in Bethel (CA) Borough.
|Feature Name:||Nelson Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||between Baird Inlet and Etolin Strait, between Kolavinarak and Ninglick Rivers, 90 mi. W of Bethel, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.|
|History:||Named in 1880 by Henry Gannett for Edward William Nelson, who spent about 5 years in this area as an observer for the U.S. Signal Service and collector for the Smithsonian Institution.|
|Borough:||Bethel (CA) 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 Nelson Island does not include property ownership information.
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