Forrester Island Wilderness
|Forrester Island Wilderness|
|Location||Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, USA|
|Area||2,832 acres (1,146.1 ha)|
|Governing body||US Fish and Wildlife Service|
Forrester Island Wilderness is a 2,832-acre (1,146.1 ha) wilderness area in the U.S. state of Alaska at Forrester Island ( ). It was designated by the United States Congress in 1970. It is part of the Gulf of Alaska unit of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.
The island is located off the coast of the Alaska Panhandle, near its southernmost portion, west of Dall Island, in the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area. According to the Census Bureau the island has a land area of 3.97 sq mi (10.29 km2).
- "GEOGRAPHIC IDENTIFIERS: 2010 Census Summary File 1: Block 3471, Block Group 3, Census Tract 1, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
- United States Census Bureau (April 5, 2011). DC10BLK_C02198_027 (Map). http://www2.census.gov/geo/maps/dc10map/GUBlock/st02_ak/county/c02198_prince_of_wales-hyder/DC10BLK_C02198_027.pdf. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
- Forrester Island Wilderness - Wilderness.net
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