Islands of Alaska

Alaska is a land of innumerable islands with varied topographies and plenty of fauna and flora. There are 38 islands in Alaska which are larger than 100 square miles and are much more than any other state in the USA.

Among all the islands some of the major are as follows:

Kodiak Islands

It is the largest and most visited island of Alaska. This pictuarized land has 3,588 square miles. The other name of the island is Emarald Isle. This is the land of valleys and peaks and bays. These were left by glacial retreat. Kodiak Island boasts of spectacular scenic beauty. Kodiak Islands boasts of various different types of marine habitat, fauna and flora. Visitors come here to rediscover nature in the purest form which is still untamed and solvent. There are passenger and vehicle services to Kodiak on M/V Tustumena or M/V Kennicott available from Homer or Whittier. It is operated by Alaska Marine Highway System. Fishing, Whale watching, bear watching are some of the major attractions of the island.

The Aleutian Islands

occupying an area of 6,821 square miles are a chain of around 300 small islands. They form an archipelago of which the major portion is in Alaska and known as “Alaskan Bush". It stretches from Alaska in USA to Russia.

The Prince of Wales’s

Islands is also a major island of Alaska covering 2,577 square miles of area. In United States, it is the fourth largest island and in the world the ninety seventh largest island. Around 6000 people live in this island. The climate is moist and maritime. Salmon and Halibut are famous here. The Kayaks, the waterways, the scenic trails, the secluded wilderness are tourist attractions of the island. It has rich native culture of Alaska.

The list of top ten islands of Alaska according to area covered is:

Top 10 Islands of Alaska

 Island Area
Square miles
1. Kodiak Island 3,588
2. Prince of Wales 2,577
3. Chichagof Island 2,080
4. St. Lawrence Island 1,983
5. Admiralty Island 1,684
6. Nunivak Island 1,625
7. Unimak 1,590
8. Baranof Island 1,569
9. Revillagigedo Island 1,145
10. Kupreanof Island 1,086

List of Islands of Alaska

Alaska Island Groupings

  • Aleutian Islands
    • Andreanof Islands
      • Delarof Islands
    • Fox Islands
      • Krenitzin Islands
    • Islands of Four Mountains
    • Near Islands
      • Semichi Islands
    • Rat Islands
    • Shumagin Islands
    • Sanak Islands
  • Alexander Archipelago
    • Gravina Islands
  • Kodiak Archipelago
  • Pavalof Islands
  • Pribilof Islands

Individual Alaska Islands

  • Aaron Island
  • Abalone Island
  • Abbess Island
  • Abraham Islands
  • Abraham Islet
  • Abrejo Rocks
  • Acorn Rock
  • Adak Island
  • Adams Island
  • Admiralty Island – Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Adugak Island
  • Afognak Island - Kodiak Island Borough
  • Agattu Island
  • Aghik Island
  • Aghiyuk Island
  • Agligadak Island
  • Aguchik Island
  • Aguliak Island
  • Aguligik Island
  • Ahnowiksat Rocks
  • Aiaktalik Island
  • Aikens Rock
  • Aiktak Island
  • Akhiok Island
  • Akuchin Rocks
  • Akun Island
  • Akusha Island
  • Akutan Island
  • Alaid Island
  • Alargate Rocks
  • Alaska Island
  • Alberto Islands
  • Aleks Rock
  • Aleutian Islands
  • Aleutika Island
  • Aleutski Island
  • Alexander Archipelago
  • Alexander Island
  • Alf Island
  • Alice Island
  • Aliksemit Island
  • Alligator Island
  • Alma Island
  • Almguist Rock
  • Althorp Rock
  • Amagat Island
  • Amak Island
  • Amaknak Island
  • Amatignak Island
  • Amchitka Island
  • Amee Island
  • Amelius Island
  • Amik Island
  • Amlia Island
  • Ammunition Island
  • Amook Island
  • Amtagis Islands
  • Amukta Island
  • Anachlik Island
  • Anagaksik Island
  • Anangula Island
  • Anchor Island
  • Andersen Island
  • Anderson
  • Andreanof Islands
  • Andrew Island
  • Andronica Island
  • Anguilla Island
  • Anguk Island
  • Anguvik Island
  • Aniktun Island
  • Animas Island
  • Annette Island
  • Anowik Island
  • Ansley Island
  • Anthony Island
  • Antones Island
  • Anyaka Island
  • Apple Islands
  • Applegate Island
  • Applegate Rock
  • Arboles Island
  • Arbor Island
  • Arcada Rock
  • Arch Rock – Aleutians East Borough
  • Arch Rock – Aleutians West Census Area
  • Arch Rock – Kenai Peninsula Borough
  • Arctic Island
  • Ardiguen
  • Arey Island
  • Argo Island
  • Argonne Island
  • Arguello Island
  • Ariadne Island
  • Arnkil Island
  • Arrecife Islands
  • Arthur Island
  • Arwirnuk Rock
  • Ashiiak Island
  • Aston Island
  • Asuksak Island
  • Ataku Island
  • Atka Island
  • Atkins Island
  • Atkulik Island
  • Atniliak Island
  • Atsakirak Mound
  • Attu Island
  • Augustine Island
  • Avatanak Island
  • Avogon Island
  • Avon Island
  • Axel Lind Island
  • Ayakulik Island
  • Aziak Island
  • Babe Islands
  • Baby Islands
  • Back Island
  • Bainbridge Island
  • Baird Island
  • Baker Island
  • Balandra Island
  • Bald Head Chris Island
  • Ball Islets
  • Ballast Island
  • Ballena Islands
  • Bamdoroshni Island
  • Ban Island
  • Barabara Island
  • Baranof Archipelago
  • Baranof Island
  • Barbara Rock
  • Bare Island - Kodiak Island Borough
  • Bare Island - Sitka Borough
  • Bare Island - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Barlow Island - Lat. - 58.392°N/Lon. - 134.900°W, Juneau, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Barlow Islands - Lat. - 58.393°N/Lon. - 134.905°W, Juneau, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Barrel Island
  • Barren Islands - Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Barren Island - Kodiak Island Borough
  • Barren Islands - Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
  • Barrie Island
  • Barrier Island - Lat. - 56.217°N/Lon. - 133.667°W, Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Barrier Islands - Lat. - 56.213°N/Lon. - 133.662°W, Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Barrier Islands - Dixon Entrance, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Bart Island
  • Barter Island
  • Bartlett Island
  • Barwell Island
  • Basalt Rock
  • Basco Island
  • Base Island
  • Bashmakoff Rocks
  • Basset Island
  • Bat Island
  • Battery Island
  • Battery Islets
  • Battleship Island
  • Bay Islands
  • Beacon Island
  • Bean Island
  • Bear Bay Island
  • Bear Island - Afognak, Kodiak Island Borough
  • Bear Island - Karluk, Kodiak Island Borough
  • Bear Island - Kenai Peninsula Borough
  • Bear Island - Lake and Peninsula Borough
  • Bear Island - Northwest Arctic Borough
  • Bear Island - Valdez-Cordova Census Area
  • Bear Island - Yakutat Borough
  • Bear Rock
  • Beardslee Islands - Sitka Borough
  • Beardslee Islands - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Beartrack Island
  • Beauchamp Island - Sitka Borough
  • Beauchamp Island - Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
  • Beauclerc Island
  • Beautiful Isle
  • Beavertail Island
  • Beck Island - Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Beck Island - Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
  • Beck Rock
  • Beehive Island - Kenai Peninsula Borough
  • Beehive Island - Sitka Borough
  • Belknap Islands
  • Bell Island - Matanuska-Susitna Borough
  • Bell Island - Ketchikan, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Bell Island - Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Bell Island - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Belvedere Island
  • Bendel Island
  • Benjamin Island
  • Bentley Island
  • Bentwood Island
  • Berger Island
  • Beric Island
  • Beringia Novaya
  • Berry Island - Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Berry Island - Sitka Borough
  • Berry Island - Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
  • Bertoncini Island
  • Besboro Island
  • Bettles Island
  • Betton Island
  • Betty Island
  • Beulah Island
  • Biali Rock
  • Bibora Island
  • Big Bowlder
  • Big Branch Rock
  • Big Castle Island
  • Big Eightmile Island
  • Big Fort Island
  • Big Gavanski Island
  • Big Hazy Islet
  • Big Island - Lake and Peninsula Borough
  • Big Island - Matanuska-Susitna Borough
  • Big Island - Sitka Borough
  • Big Island - Lat. - 64.700°N/Lon. - 156.000°W, Nulato, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
  • Big Island - Lat. - 64.759°N/Lon. - 157.958°W, Nulato, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
  • Big Island - Ruby, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
  • Big Koniuji Island
  • Big Level Island
  • Big Rock
  • Big Rose Island
  • Big Saltery Island
  • Biorka Island
  • Birch Island
  • Bird Island - Aleutians East Borough
  • Bird Island - Aleutians West Census Area
  • Bird Island - Juneau Borough
  • Bird Island - Kodiak Island Borough
  • Bird Island - Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Bird Rock - Aleutians East Borough
  • Bird Rock - Aleutians West Census Area
  • Bird Rock - Bethel Census Area
  • Bird Rock - Kodiak Island Borough
  • Birdsall Island
  • Bishop Rock Island
  • Black Island - Aleutians West Census Area
  • Black Island - Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Black Island - North Slope Borough
  • Black Island - Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Black Island - Sitka Borough
  • Black Rock - Aleutians East Borough
  • Black Rock - Aleutians West Census Area
  • Black Rock - Haines Borough
  • Black Rock - Dixon Entrance, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Black Rock - Ketchikan, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Black Rock - Lat. - 55.873°N/Lon. - 133.762°W, Craig, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Black Rock - Lat. - 55.025°N/Lon. - 133.063°W, Craig, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Blackbird Island
  • Blackburn Island
  • Blacksand Island
  • Blade Island
  • Blake Island
  • Blank Islands
  • Blanket Island
  • Blanquizal Islands
  • Blashke Islands
  • Bligh Island
  • Blind Island - Wade Hampton Census Area
  • Blind Island - Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
  • Block Island - Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Block Island - Lat. - 60.524°N/Lon. - 147.609°W, Seward, Valdez-Cordova Census Area
  • Block Island - Lat. - 60.970°N/Lon. - 147.394°W, Seward, Valdez-Cordova Census Area
  • Blodgett Island
  • Blowdown Island
  • Blue Jay Rock
  • Bluefish Island - Lat. - 61.617°N/Lon. - 162.000°W, Marshall, Undetermined
  • Bluefish Island - Lat. - 61.585°N/Lon. - 162.034°W, Marshall, Wade Hampton Census Area
  • Bluff Island - Lat. - 56.105°N/Lon. - 133.671°W, Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Bluff Island - Lat. - 56.168°N/Lon. - 132.885°W, Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
  • Boat Rock
  • Bobrof Island
  • Bocharov Island
  • Bodfish Island
  • Bogoslof Island
  • Boidarkin Island
  • Bold Island - Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Bold Island - Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
  • Bolshoi Island
  • Bolshoi Islands
  • Bonasila Island
  • Border Rocks
  • Borlase Rock
  • Boswell Rock
  • Botinski Island
  • Boulder Island
  • Bourbon Mist Island
  • Box Island - Aleutians West Census Area
  • Box Island - Valdez-Cordova Census Area
  • Boy Scout Island
  • Brady Island
  • Brant Island
  • Breadloaf Island
  • Breaker Number Two
  • Breast Island
  • Broad Island
  • Brockman Island
  • Bronaugh Islands
  • Brother Islands
  • Brown Bear Head Island
  • Brown Rock
  • Brownson Island
  • Buck Island - Aleutians West Census Area
  • Buck Island - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Bug Island - Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Bug Island - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
  • Buldir Island
  • Bull Island - Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Bull Island - Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
  • Bullfrog Island
  • Bun Rock
  • Burns Island
  • Burnt Island
  • Byers Island
  • St. Lawrence Island - Nome Census Area
  • Northstar Island - artificial island in the Beaufort Sea

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