Information About

Onslow Point

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Onslow Point on The Map

Location

55 ° 50' 24" N,
132 ° 18' 35" W

Region

Wrangell

Uses

Onslow Point in Detail.

About

on a small island, at mouth of Ernest Sound, 5.5 mi. S of Etolin I., Alex. Arch.

History

This feature was discovered on August 25, 1793, by James Johnstone, RN; named by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), "in honor of George, first Earl of Onslow, one of the friends of the Prince of Wales" (Wagner, 1937, p. 401).