Betton Island in Ketchikan Gateway Borough AK


Betton Island, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Betton Island is a physical feature (island) in Ketchikan Gateway Borough. The primary coordinates for Betton Island places it within the AK 99901 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Feature Name: Betton Island
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Island
Description: at W entrance to Behm Canal, Alex. Arch.
History: Named in 1793 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), "after Roderick Betton, a sailor who was badley wounded in a fight with the Indians August 12, 1793" (Wagner, 1937, p. 431). This name was werroneously published as "Beatons" on Captain Vancouver's chart.
Borough: Ketchikan Gateway Borough
Latitude: 55.5169448853
Longitude: -131.801116943

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