Jaw Point

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 57 ° 9' 59" N, 134 ° 15' 23" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Elevation: 10 ft (3.05 m)

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About
in Woewodski Harbor, on E coast of Liesnoi I., off SE coast of Admiralty I., Alex. Arch.

History
Descriptive name given in 1889 by Lieutenant Commander H. B. Mansfield, U.S. Navy (USN); published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 142). Liesnoi Island is shaped somewhat like a jaw. Jaw Point marks the point of the lower jaw.

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