Information About

Pinta Cove

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 16' 4" N,
135 ° 45' 52" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Pinta Cove in Detail.

About

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.

History

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.