Biorka Island is a physical feature (island) in Sitka Borough. The primary coordinates for Biorka Island places it within the AK 99835 ZIP Code delivery area.
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|Feature Name:||Biorka Island|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||Largest of the Necker Islands, 15 mi SW of Sitka, Alex. Arch.|
|History:||Named in 1809 by the Russian navigator, Ivan Vasiliev the first ; Imperial Russian Navy (IRN); published as "Ostrov Biorka," by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 19) Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). In 1805 it was called "South Island" by Captain U. T. Lisianski, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).|
|Goddard, AK (6.3 miles ESE)|