Tent Point

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 55 ° 3' 40" N, 131 ° 1' 60" W
  • Region: Ketchikan Gateway
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on W shore of Tamgas Harbor, on S coast of Annette I., Alex. Arch.

So named in 1883 by Lieutenant Commander H. E. Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN), because "his observation tent was erected at this point"; the name "Observatory Point" has been published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for this feature.



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