on E shore of Taku Inlet near its mouth in Stephens Passage, 14 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts.
Named in 1890 by Lieutenant Commander H. B. Mansfield, U.S. Navy (USN), for General Adolphus Washington Greely, 1844-1935, USA, who was a major during the Civil war and commanded the ill-fated International Polar Expedition to Lady Franklin Bay in 1881-1884. He was awarded several medals from American and European geographical societies for his achievements. He was also an author of several books on Alaska and the polar regions. Name was published by US@C&GS in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 153).
Arden Point, Bishop Point, Circle Point, Cooper Point, Cove Point, Davidson Point, False Arden, Flat Point, Grave Point, Greely Point, Icy Point, Jaw Point, Point Salisbury, Southeast End, Station Point, Stockade Point, Taku Point, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point,
Annex Peak, Arthur Peak, Butler Peak, Clark Peak, Everett Peak, Fillmore Peak, Hawthorne Peak, Irving Peak, Limestone Bluffs, Middle Peak, North Rhine Peak, South Rhine Peak, Steeple Peak, Taku Mountain, Thoroughfare Mountain, True Summit, Webster Peak, West Peak, Williams Mountain,