Information About

Point Augusta

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 2' 23" N,
134 ° 57' 5" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Point Augusta in Detail.

About

on NE coast of Chicagof I., on Chatham Strait, 4 mi. N of False Bay and 26 mi. SW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Discovered by Joseph Whidbey July 24 1794, and named by Captain Vancouver (1798,v.3,p.259), Royal Navy (RN), for Augusta Sophia, daughter of George iii of England (Wagner, 1937,p.374).