Information About

Point Baker

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Point Baker on The Map

Location

56 ° 21' 29" N,
133 ° 37' 27" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

26 ft (7.92 m)

Uses

Point Baker in Detail.

About

northwesternmost tip, of Prince of Wales I., extends into Sumner Strait, Alex. Arch.

History

Named on September 8, 1793, by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), for Lieutenant Joseph Baker, who drew the maps in Vancouver's atlas (Wagner, 1937, p. 374).