Information About

Grindall Point

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 27' 22" N,
132 ° 9' 30" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

118 ft (35.97 m)

Uses

Grindall Point in Detail.

About

On the SE end of Prince of Wales Island, encompasses the entire width of the island at its southeasternmost 1.6 km (1 mi) of Kasaan Peninsula, 1.6 km (1 mi) NW of Grindall Island, Alex. Arch.

History

Named by Capt George Vancouver, for Capt Grindall, Royal Navy (RN) (Dictionary of AK Place Names, 1969). "Having been discovered by James Johnstone, August 25, 1793 (Wagner, 1937, p. 390). This feature is "Sometimes called by the traders Cone Point" (U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1883, p. 85).