Information About

Pakenham Point

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 0' 19" N,
148 ° 3' 58" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Pakenham Point in Detail.

About

between Barry Arm Port Wells and College Fiord, 63 mi. kSE of Anchorage, Chugach Mtns.

History

Named in 1794 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), probably for Sir Thomas Pakenham, the commander of the West Indies station in 1786, while Vancouver was serving there (Wagner, 1837), p. 40)