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Bird Island
Location Juneau City and Borough, Alaska
Coordinates 58°29′25″N 134°50′53″W / 58.49028°N 134.84806°W / 58.49028; -134.84806
Archipelago Alexander Archipelago
Width 0.1 mi (0.2 km)
Highest elevation 0 ft (0 m)
United States
State Alaska
Borough Juneau

Bird Island (or Bird Islet) is an island in the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States. It was named by Captain Lester A. Beardslee of the United States Navy in 1880. Located off the eastern shore of Favorite Channel, it is 2.4 miles (3.9 km) northwest of Pearl Harbor and 20 miles (32 km) northwest of the city of Juneau. The name was first published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1883, collected by the United States Geological Survey between 1976 and 1981, and entered into the Geographic Names Information System on March 31, 1981.

The island is 0.1 miles (0.16 km) across.

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