Information About

Helm Rock

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 22' 2" N,
133 ° 38' 31" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Helm Rock in Detail.

About

in Sumner Strait, 1.3 mi. NW of village of Point Baker, off N coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named in the late 1880's by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for Lieutenant James M. Helm, U.S. Navy (USN), commander of the Coast Survey steamer McArthur, who made surveys in this vicinity in 1886.