Lincoln Island (Juneau, Alaska)

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Southern tip of Lincoln Island (2011)

Lincoln Island is a wooded island in Lynn Canal in Alaska, United States. Located at 58°29′41″N 134°59′40″W / 58.49472°N 134.99444°W / 58.49472; -134.99444Coordinates: 58°29′41″N 134°59′40″W / 58.49472°N 134.99444°W / 58.49472; -134.99444, the island is northwest of Shelter Island and southeast of Ralston Island. It is part of the Juneau City and Borough. The first European to sight the island was Joseph Whidbey, master of the HMS Discovery during George Vancouver's 1791–95 expedition, in 1794.[1] It was named in 1868 by Commander R. W. Meade, USN, presumably for Abraham Lincoln.[2]

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