Information About

Escape Point

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 39' 8" N,
131 ° 42' 45" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

Elevation

151 ft (46.02 m)

Uses

Escape Point in Detail.

About

on W coast of Revillagigedo I., at S point of entrance to Francis Cove and 2.7 mi. N of Indian Point; Alex. Arch.

History

named by Captain Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), "August 12, 1793, because of his escape here from the Indians" (Wagner, 1937, p. 386); Captain Tebenkov(1852, map 9) published the name "Mys Izbavleniya," meaning "rescue cape."

Places Near Escape Point
Areas:

Tatoosh Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Tatoosh Islands,

Bars:

Bittersweet Rock, Pond Reef,

Bays:

Port Stewart, Bushy Point Cove, Convenient Cove, Fire Cove, Francis Cove, Knudson Cove, Leask Cove, Long Arm, Moser Bay, Naha Bay, Neets Bay, Neets Bay, Raymond Cove, Rockfish Cove, Spacious Bay, Traitors Cove, Wadding Cove,

Capes:

Point Francis, Point Higgins, Betton Point, Brow Point, Bushy Point, Chin Point, Cod Point, Donnelly Point, Dress Point, Escape Point, Fin Point, Heckman Point, Helm Point, Indian Point, Mike Point, Nose Point, Potter Point, Snail Point, Survey Point, Tatoosh Point,

Channels:

Clover Passage, Gedney Pass,

Islands:

Back Island, Betton Island, Bug Island, Bull Island, Cache Island, Cedar Island, Clam Island, Clover Island, Coon Island, Dogfish Island, Gedney Island, Grant Island, Guard Islands, Hump Island, Joe Island, Moser Island, Pup Island, Square Island, Stack Island, Trunk Island,

Lakes:

Cessnun Lakes, Lake Emery Tobin, Emma Lake, Harriet Hunt Lake, Heckman Lake, Jordan Lake, Leask Lake, Lower Wolf Lake, Margaret Lake, Roosevelt Lagoon, Talbot Lake, Upper Wolf Lake,

Mountains:

Betton Head, Thornton Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Gedney Pass,

Rivers:

Naha River, White River,

Streams:

Emma Creek, First Waterfall Creek, Granite Creek, Leask Creek, Lunch Creek, Margaret Creek, Second Waterfall Creek, Traitors Creek, Trollers Creek, Walker Creek, Wasta Creek, Whipple Creek, Wolf Creek,

Routes:

Coast Guard Beach Trail, Naha River Trail, Wolf Lake Trail,

Cities:

Clover Pass, Loring, Port Higgins,