Information About

Point Craven

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 28' 2" N,
134 ° 52' 26" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

69 ft (21.03 m)

Uses

Point Craven in Detail.

About

on Chichagof I., at mouth of Sitkoh Bay, on Chatham Sound, 6 mi. E of Todd, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), for Admiral Thomas Tingey Craven, U.S. Navy (USN). The Tlingit Indian name for this point was published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 8), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "M(ys) Tlyakhini" or "Cape Tlyakhini."