Information About

Port Snettisham

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 0' 21" N,
133 ° 46' 21" W

Region

Juneau

Channels

Speel Arm,

Uses

Port Snettisham in Detail.

About

trends SW from Speel Arm to Stephens Passage at N end of Snettisham Peninsula, 30 mi. SE of Juneau; Coast Mts.

History

Named by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), "for a town in Norfolk, England" after its discovery by Lieutenant Joseph Whidbey, Royal Navy (RN), on August 12, 1794 (Wagner, 1937, p. 417).