Information About

Granite Cove

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Granite Cove on The Map

Location

58 ° 11' 43" N,
136 ° 23' 26" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Granite Cove in Detail.

About

in George Is., off N coast of Chichagof I., 1.5 mi. W of village of Elfin Cove and 35 mi. NW of Hoonah, Alex. Arch. 0.5 mile wide.

History

Descriptive name given by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1880 and published in the 1883 Alaska Coast Pilot (p. 187). Captain Vancouver anchored in this cove in 1784, but did not give it a name.