Information About

Point Couverden

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 11' 26" N,
135 ° 3' 20" W

Region

Haines

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Point Couverden in Detail.

About

on SE end of Couverden I., at mouth of Lynn Canal, 7 mi. SW of Funter and 24 mi. SW of Juneau; St. Elias Mts.

History

observed by Josph Whidbey, July 13, 1794, and named by Captain Vancouver (1789, v. 3, p. 245), RN, for Couverden, England, the home of his ancestors. map 8), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), transliterated the English anme as "M(ys) Kouverden."