Information About

Hicks Point

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 34' 36" N,
132 ° 58' 4" W

Region

Petersburg (CA)

Elevation

167 ft (50.9 m)

Uses

Hicks Point in Detail.

About

on SW coast of Mitkof I., 16 mi. S of Petersburg, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), for charting purposes for a "Mr. Hicks" (complete name not available), a local pilot and trader of the Hudson Bay Company, who piloted the U.S.S. Saginaw on her first trip in Alaskan waters in 1868.

Places Near Hicks Point
Archipelagos:

Castle Islands, Level Islands,

Bars:

Burnt Island Reef, California Boulder Patch, Colorado Reef, Coply Reef, McArthur Reef, Midway Rock, North Ledge, South Ledge, Spike Rock,

Bays:

Baht Harbor, Bains Cove, Halfmoon Anchorage, Hoagies Hole, Kah Sheets Bay, Krauses Hole, Little Baht Harbor, Little Duncan Bay, Saint John Harbor, Scow Bay, Woodpecker Cove,

Capes:

Point Saint John, Point Alexander, Point Howe, Point Humbug, Point Lockwood, Anchor Point, Blind Point, Blunt Point, Boulder Point, Danger Point, December Point, Deception Point, False Island Point, Finger Point, Frederick Point, Green Point, Hicks Point, Hood Point, Inlet Point, Island Point, Low Point, Mountain Point, No Thorofare Point, North Point, Rock Point, Spruce Point, Vexation Point,

Channels:

Beecher Pass, Duncan Canal, Keene Channel, Whiskey Pass, Wrangell Narrows,

Dams:

Crystal Lake Dam, Petersburg Dam, Petersburg Lower Reservoir Dam,

Flats:

Boulder Flats, North Flat, South Flat,

Islands:

Battery Islets, Big Bowlder, Big Castle Island, Big Level Island, Big Saltery Island, Blind Island, Blowdown Island, Burnt Island, Bush Top Island, Butterworth Island, Christmas Island, Cloverleaf Island, Emily Island, Fair Island, Foremost Rock, Green Rocks, Grief Island, High Castle Island, Jewell Island, Kah Sheets Island, Keene Island, Little Level Island, Little Saltery Island, Lung Island, Mitkof Island, Northerly Island, Pearl Island, Point Lockwood Rock, Southerly Island, Station Island, Vichnefski Rock, White Rock, Woewodski Island, Woody Island,

Lakes:

Green Rocks Lake, Harrys Lake, Harvey Lake,

Mountains:

Sumner Mountains, Survey Mountains,

Parks:

Beecher Pass State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Blind Slough,

Rivers:

Blind River,

Streams:

Colorado Creek, Falls Creek, Kah Sheets Creek, Spirit Creek, Taain Creek, Twin Creek,

Routes:

Duncan Canal Portage, Harvey Lake Trail, Kah Sheets Trail,

Valleys:

Big Gulch,

Cities:

Doyhof, Saint John Harbor, Scow Bay, Tonka (historical),