Information About

Point Brightman

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 5' 47" N,
134 ° 22' 18" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

23 ft (7.01 m)

Uses

Point Brightman in Detail.

About

at W point of entrance to Herring Bay, on S coast of Admiralty I., 37 mi. E of Sitka, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1899 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). This point may be identical to Point Townhsend named by Captain Vancouver in 1794 "for one of the Townshend brothers," who were statesmen of that time" (Wagner,1937,p.250).