Basset Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians East Borough.
|Feature Name:||Basset Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||in Albatross Anchorage on S coast of Alaska Peninsula, 9 mi. NNW of Swedania Point, Aleutian Range. 300 feet wide.|
|History:||Named "Fassett Island" in 1893 by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF), for H. C. Fassett of that agency; published as "Bassett Island" in 1912 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).|
|Borough:||Aleutians East 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 Basset Island does not include property ownership information.
|Herendeen Bay, AK (12.4 miles NNW)|