Information About

Russian Reef

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Russian Reef on The Map

Location

57 ° 17' 16" N,
134 ° 37' 16" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Russian Reef in Detail.

About

in Chatham Strait, 15 mi. S of Angoon, off W coast of Admiralty I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), and published on Chart 225 in 1869. This name was given because "a Russian vessel is said to have struck upon it."