Information About

Column Point

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 7' 14" N,
136 ° 26' 34" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

89 ft (27.13 m)

Uses

Column Point in Detail.

About

on NW coast of Chichagof I., at mouth of Lisianski Inlet, 3.5 mi. SW of Point Lucan, 37 mi. W of Hoonah, Alex. Arch.

History

Descriptive name given by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1880 "because this point, which is low and rocky, has several rock pinnacles or columns near it." Some of the older charts show it mistakenly as Point Lucan.