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Cholmondeley Sound

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55 ° 14' 21" N,
132 ° 6' 51" W


Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)


Cholmondeley Sound in Detail.


Indenting the SE side of Prince of Wales Island in Tongass National Forest, extending E and NE from the junction of its West and South Arms to Clarence Strait, Alex. Arch. 11 miles long.


Named by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), August 21, 1793, for Hugh, Earl of Cholmondeley (Wagner, 1937, p. 380). Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 9) published the name "Zaliv Chasiny (Kalmondeley)," or "Chasiny (Kalmondeley) Bay." It is shown as "Bukhata i Reid Cholmondelei," meaning "Cholmondeley Bay and Roadstead," on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1493 published in 1853. See Apod2c2, Bocas de.

Places Near Cholmondeley Sound

Babe Islands,


Cannery Rock, Twenty Fathom Bank,


Port Johnson, Aiken Cove, Brennan Bay, Cannery Cove, Chichagof Bay, Cholmondeley Sound, Clarno Cove, Clover Bay, Dolomi Bay, Dora Bay, Dutch Harbor, French Harbor, Kitkun Bay, Lancaster Cove, Menefee Anchorage, Moira Sound, Niblack Anchorage, North Arm Moira Sound, Nowiskay Cove, Saltery Cove, Spiral Cove, Sunny Cove, Trollers Cove,


Point Halliday, Point Jansen, Adams Point, Anderson Point, Approach Point, Black Point, Cannery Point, Chasina Point, Clover Point, Crowell Point, Divide Head, Doctor Point, Giants Head, Grindall Point, Inner Point, Island Point, Kasaan Point, Moss Point, Rip Point, Scraggy Point, Skowl Point, Sunny Point, Windy Point,


Grindall Passage,


Safety Rock,


Almguist Rock, Beck Rock, Chasina Island, Clare Island, Deichman Island, Egg Islands, Grindall Island, High Island, Hump Island, King Island, Kluanil Island, Menefee Islands, Moira Island, Moira Rock, Patterson Island, Red Rock, Skin Island, Skowl Island, Sun Rocks, Wedge Island, Wedge Islands, Whiterock Island,


Lake Luelia, Aiken Lake, Clover Lake, Dora Lake, James Lake, Kegan Lake, Kugel Lake, Miller Lake, Monie Lake, Myrtle Lake, Niblack Lake, Paul Lake, Lake Williams,


Clover Mountain, Dolomi Mountain, Eudora Mountain, Nipple Butte,


Aiken Creek, Clover Creek, Halibut Creek, John Creek, Kegan Creek, Kugel Creek, Myrtle Creek, Spiral Creek, Sunny Creek,


Kegan Lake Trail,


Chomly (historical), Dolomi (historical), Dora Bay, Grindall (historical), Niblack (historical),