Grindall Island facts for kids
A boat moored to the buoy in the north cove of Grindall Island
|Location||Clarence Strait, Prince of Wales – Hyder Census Area, Alaska|
|Area||1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)|
|Length||1.5 mi (2.4 km)|
|Width||1 mi (2 km)|
|County||Prince of Wales – Hyder Census Area, Alaska|
Captain George Vancouver named the nearby Grindall Point and Grindall Passage after his former sailing companion, the late Vice Admiral Sir Richard Grindall. The state of Alaska later named Grindall Island in line with the point and passage.
A homestead was established between 1922 and the 1950s on Grindall Island, and it was operated as a fox farming island.
Marine State Park
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