Information About

Point Colpoys

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 20' 7" N,
133 ° 11' 52" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Point Colpoys in Detail.

About

16 mi. E of village of Point Baker, on N coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), in September, 1793, "probably after Sir John Colpoys, vice admiral in 1795" (Wagner, 1937, p. 381).