at N end of Chichagof I., in Icy Strait, 1.6 mi. SE of Point Adolphus and 49 mi. W of Juneau, St. Elias Mts.
Named in 1901 by E. F. Dickins, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), and published in the 1901 Coast Pilot (p. 204). The cove is named for the U.@S.@S. Pinta, a navy steamship used in Alaskan waters for several years.