Information About

New Reef

Quick Facts

Open in The Map New Reef on The Map

Location

59 ° 59' 30" N,
139 ° 31' 60" W

Region

Yakutat

Uses

New Reef in Detail.

About

in Disenchantment Bay, 1.5 mi. N of Haenke I. and 31 mi. N of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by Tarr (1906, map facing p. 145), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). These reefs appeared after the earthquake of 1899, which caused an uplift of 17 to 19 feet in this area (in Tarr and Martin, 1912, p. 21-22).