Information About

Black Point

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 59' 39" N,
153 ° 18' 36" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Elevation

39 ft (11.89 m)

Uses

Black Point in Detail.

About

on SW coast of Sitkalidak I., on SE coast of Kodiak I.

History

Descriptive name given in 1888 by Lieutenant Commander Tanner, U.S. Navy (USN), Commander of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) steamer Albatross from 1888 to 1893, while making investigations of fisheries and fishing grounds in the area. This name was published by von Krusenstern (1827, map 17) as "Point du Cap" or "Cape Point," and by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 22) as "M(ys) Mysovskoy" or "Cape Promontory."