Information About

Pinta Head

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 23' 50" N,
135 ° 37' 35" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

79 ft (24.08 m)

Uses

Pinta Head in Detail.

About

on Baranof I., at W end of Peril Strait, in Canoe Pass, 26 mi. NW of Sitka, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1884 by Commander Coghlan for the U.S.S. Pinta, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) vessel, which navigated these waters. The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 181).

Places Near Pinta Head
Areas:

Iris Meadows, Sealion Rocks,

Bars:

Brad Rock, Channel Rocks, Columbine Rock, Cozian Reef, Deadman Reach, Dolph Rock, E Francis Rock, Ford Rock, Hoggatt Reefs, Kakul Rock, Midway Rock, Nixon Shoal, Wayanda Ledge, Wyvill Reef,

Bays:

Baby Bear Bay, Bear Bay, Bradshaw Cove, Deep Bay, DeGroff Bay, Favorite Anchorage, Fish Bay, Flat Cove, Gilmer Bay, Gilmer Cove, Goose Cove, Haley Anchorage, Hidden Cove, Kalinin Bay, Krestof Sound, Krestof Sound, Launch Cove, Liesnoi Shoal, Louise Cove, Nismeni Cove, Poison Cove, Saint John Baptist Bay, Salisbury Sound, Salmonberry Cove, Schulze Cove, Sea Lion Bay, Sinitsin Cove, Sukoi Inlet, Sukoi Inlet, Sukon Strait, Suloia Bay, Ushk Bay, Whitestone Cove,

Capes:

Point Marie, Point Sinbad, Point Siroi, Point Kakul, Point Kruzof, Point Leo, Arthur Point, Creek Point, Duffield Peninsula, Emmons Point, Fish Point, Haley Point, Halleck Point, Hayward Point, Island Point, Kalinin Point, Krugloi Point, Middle Point, Mountain Head, Near Point, Neva Point, Nismeni Point, Olga Point, Partof Point, Pinta Head, Pogibshi Point, Range Point, Rapids Point, Rock Point, Rodgers Point, Schulze Head, Scraggy Point, Sergius Point, Shoal Point, Struya Point, Sukoi Point, Suloia Point, Ushk Point, Whitestone Point, Yellow Point, Zeal Point,

Channels:

Adams Channel, Canoe Pass, Kakul Narrows, Nakwasina Passage, Neva Strait, Olga Strait, Rose Channel, Sergins Narrows, Sergius Channel, Whitestone Narrows,

Islands:

Arthur Island, Arthur Island, Bart Island, Bear Bay Island, Beehive Island, Big Island, Big Rose Island, Brady Island, Crosswise Islands, Double Island, East Francis Rock, Elovoi Island, Emmons Island, Entrance Island, Goloi Islands, Grasstop Rock, Haley Rocks, Halleck Island, Highwater Island, Hoggatt Island, Kane Islands, Krestof Island, Krugloi Islands, Krugloi Islands, Liesnoi Island, Limit Island, Little Island, Little Rapids Island, Little Rose Island, Mills Island, Nadezhda Islands, Otstoia Island, Partofshikof Island, Piper Island, Povorotni Island, Prolewy Rock, Rapids Island, Round Island, Scraggy Islands, Sinitsin Island, Sound Islands, Suloia Islet, Suloia Rock, W Francis Rock, West Francis Rock, Whitestone Rock,

Lakes:

Lake Suloia, Lake Surprise,

Mountains:

Mount Georgiana, Krestof Mountain,

Parks:

Big Bear - Baby Bear State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Sergius Narrows,

Rapids:

North Rapid, Southern Rapids,

Streams:

Fish Bay Creek, Range Creek,