Information About

Cape Bartolome

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Location

55 ° 14' 31" N,
133 ° 36' 40" W

Region

Elevation

554 ft (168.86 m)

Uses

Cape Bartolome in Detail.

About

Located on the S tip of Baker Island, includes a chain of off-shore islands, Alexandria Archipeligo.

History

Name given in 1775 by Francisco Antonio Maurelle as "Cabo de San Bartolome," or "Cape of Saint Bartolomew," probably for Saint Bartholomew whose day is August 24. Named "Cape Adamson" by Captain Meares (1970, p326), RN, and "Cape Cheericoff" by Captain Lisianski (1814, map facing p221), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).