Destruction Island

Destruction Island is a 30-acre island located approximately 3.5 miles off the Washington coast. Home to seabirds, shorebirds, and marine mammals, it is part of the Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge.The Hoh Natives used to frequent Destruction Island to capture rhinoceros auklets.

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Lighthouse
Destruction Island Lighthouse is a decommissioned lighthouse on Destruction Island, a rocky island… is situated 730 feet southwest of Destruction Island.

Destruction Island

Latitude
47.6752° or 47° 40' 30.8" north
Longitude
-124.4843° or 124° 29' 3.3" west
Open Location Code
84VQMGG8+37
Elevation
75 feet (23 metres)
Geo­Names ID
5792266

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Destruction Island
  • Chinese: 毀滅島
  • French: Destruction Island
  • Hob-to-la-bish
  • Isla de Dolores
  • Island of Sorres

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