Information About

Blizhni Point

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 50' 13" N,
139 ° 46' 59" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Blizhni Point in Detail.

About

end of spit at mouth of Grand Wash River, 21 mi. N of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named "M(ys) Blizhniy," meaning "near cape," by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 7), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).