Point Adolphus

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 58 ° 17' 9" N, 135 ° 46' 54" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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at N end of Chichagof I., in Icy Strait, 50 mi. W of Juneau; Alex. Arch.

discovered in 1794 by Joseph Whidbey and named by Captain Vancouver (1798, v. 3, p. 259), Royal Navy (RN), in honor of Adolphus Frederick, seventh son of George III, King of England.



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