Goose Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians East Borough.
|Feature Name:||Goose Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||part of Sandman Reefs, 10 mi. S of Deer I., Aleutian Range. 0.7 mile long.|
|History:||Translation by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1888 of the Russian name "o(strov) Gusinyy" meaning "Island of Geese" published in 1847 by t8e Russian Hydrographic Dept. on Chart 1379. The island was called in Russian-French "Sivoutchy (du lion marin) rocher" meaning "Seal Lion Rock" by Lutke (1836, p. 271). It was reported as Big Goose Island by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), and publis8ed on Chart 806 of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1882.|
|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 Goose Island does not include property ownership information.