Information About

Ankau Head

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Ankau Head on The Map

Location

59 ° 32' 44" N,
139 ° 48' 31" W

Region

Yakutat

Uses

Ankau Head in Detail.

About

on S shore of Monti Bay, 1.4 mi. SE of Point Carrew and 2.7 mi. W of Yakutat, Malaspina Coastal Plain;

History

Name derived from The Ankau and published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1898. Captain Alessandro Malaspina, in 1791, called it "Punta Gorda," i.e. "massive point."