Information About

Wedge Islands

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Wedge Islands on The Map

Location

55 ° 8' 45" N,
131 ° 57' 45" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Wedge Islands in Detail.

About

off-shore group, extends in Clarence Strait, 2 mi. N of Adams Point, on SE coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

The largest of these islands was named "Wedge Island" in 1793 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), because of its shape (Wagner, 1937, p. 421).

Places Near Wedge Islands
Archipelagos:

Babe Islands,

Bars:

Cannery Rock, Phocena Rocks, Twenty Fathom Bank,

Bays:

Port Johnson, Brennan Bay, Cannery Cove, Chichagof Bay, Cholmondeley Sound, Clarno Cove, Clover Bay, Dolomi Bay, Dutch Harbor, French Harbor, Grant Cove, Hidden Bay, Ingraham Bay, Johnson Cove, Kegan Cove, Kitkun Bay, Lancaster Cove, Menefee Anchorage, Moira Sound, Nehenta Bay, Nelson Cove, Niblack Anchorage, North Arm Moira Sound, Nowiskay Cove, Open Bay (not official), Phocana Bay, Phocena Bay,

Capes:

Point Halliday, Point Jansen, Adams Point, Anderson Point, Black Point, Cannery Point, Chasina Point, Clover Point, Crowell Point, Dall Head, Doctor Point, Ingraham Point, Inner Point, Moss Point, Rip Point, Scott Point, Scraggy Point, Windy Point,

Hills:

Safety Rock,

Islands:

Almguist Rock, Beck Rock, Chasina Island, Clare Island, Deichman Island, Egg Islands, Gravina Island, Hump Island, King Island, Menefee Islands, Moira Island, Moira Rock, Polk Island, Red Rock, Skin Island, Sun Rocks, Wedge Island, Wedge Islands, Whiterock Island,

Lakes:

Downdraft Lake, James Lake, Johnson Lake, Monie Lake, Myrtle Lake, Niblack Lake, Paul Lake, Lake Williams,

Mountains:

Chapin Peak, Dolomi Mountain, High Mountain, House Mountain, Irvin Thompson Mountain, Punch Hill, The Puppets, Smooth Mountain,

Parks:

Dall Bay State Marine Park,

Mountain Ranges:

California Ridge,

Ridges:

Dall Ridge,

Streams:

Bostwick Creek, Clover Creek, Halibut Creek, John Creek, Kegan Creek, Myrtle Creek,

Routes:

Kegan Lake Trail,

Cities:

Dolomi (historical), Niblack (historical),