Information About

Surprise Harbor

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Surprise Harbor on The Map

Location

57 ° 1' 25" N,
134 ° 35' 21" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Surprise Harbor in Detail.

About

on S tip of Admiralty I., 33 mi. S of Angoon, Alex. Arch.

History

Probably named in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN); published on Hydrographic Chart 225. "It owes its name to one of the two tragedies in the area, which resulted from attacks of Indians on whites."