An island of central Nunavut, Canada, in the Arctic Archipelago between Victoria and Somerset Islands.
An island of extreme southeast Alaska in the Alexander Archipelago. It is the largest island in the group.
Prince-of-wales-island Sentence Examples
The official name of the island is Prince of Wales Island and that of the town is Georgetown; neither of these names, however, is in general use.
There are valuable deposits of gypsum on Chicagof Island, and marble quarries are being developed on Prince of Wales Island.
The natives of Alaska fall under four ethnologic races: the Eskimo or Innuit - of these the Aleuts are an offshoot; the Haidas or Kaigani, found principally on Prince of Wales Island and thereabouts; the Thlinkits, rather widely distributed in the " Panhandle "; and the Tinnehs or Athapascans, the stock race of the great interior country.