Biorka Island in Sitka Borough AK

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Biorka Island - Physical Feature (Island) in Sitka Borough

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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Biorka Island - Maps, Driving Directions & Local Area Information

Feature Name: Biorka Island
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Island
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).
Borough: Sitka Borough
Latitude: 56.8538894653
Longitude: -135.533050537
GNIS ID: 1420452
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Sitka, AK (15.8 miles NNE)

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Goddard, AK (6.3 miles ESE)

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