Beechey Point

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  • Location: 70 ° 29' 13" N, 149 ° 9' 51" W
  • Region: North Slope
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on Beaufort Sea coast, on S shore of Simpson Lagoon, 25 mi. E of mouth of Colville River, Arctic Plain

History
Named "Point Beechey" on August 17, 1826, by Sir John Franklin (1828, p.166), who wrote, "a more westerly hummock, ***that has been distinguished by the name of my friend Captain Frederick William Beechey, Royal Navy (RN), at which point * * * our discoveries terminated."

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