Karpa Island is a physical feature (island) in Aleutians East Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Karpa Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||Located 5 miles northeast of Korovin Island, in Shumagin Is., Aleutian Range. 460 acres in size.|
|History:||Published as "O(strov) Karpa," meaning "Carp Island," on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1379 (1847). The Aleut name is "Inlikak," or "Inglikhakh," according to Captain F. P. Lutke, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), who also used the Russian name "Bouldyr," meaning "hovel". Boulder Island, is shown on an 1890 U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) chart, while Bouldyr, Bouldir, and Karpa are shown on U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) charts.|
|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 Karpa Island does not include property ownership information.