Information About

Point Desconocida

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 41' 41" N,
133 ° 31' 49" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

269 ft (81.99 m)

Uses

Point Desconocida in Detail.

About

S tip of Heceta I.; Alex. Arch.

History

spanish name given in 1775-79 by Don Juan de la Bodega y Quadra and Francisco Antoninio Maurelle as "Punta de la Desconocida," i.e. "point of the unknown."

Places Near Point Desconocida
Archipelagos:

Blanquizal Islands, Dome Islets, Harmony Islands, Maurelle Islands,

Bars:

Beta Rock, Curacao Reef, Desconocida Reef, Kabanof Rocks, Larzatita Island Reef, Moke Rock, Peep Rock, Slide Reef,

Bays:

Port Alice, Aguirre Bay, Anguilla Bay, Cone Bay, Garcia Cove, Gulf of Esquibel, Indian Garden Bay, Lagoma Bay, Nagasay Cove, Nossuk Bay, Roller Bay, Salt Lake Bay, Sea Otter Sound, Squam Bay, Steamboat Bay, Tonowek Bay, Ulitka Bay, Warm Chuck Inlet,

Capes:

Point Marabilla, Point Saint Thomas, Point San Francisco, Point San Pasqual, Point Santa Gertrudis, Point Santa Lucia, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Swift, Point Aguirre, Point Animas, Point Delgada, Point Desconocida, Point Garcia, Point Incarnation, Bay Point, Blanquizal Point, Bobs Point, Cape Lynch, Cape Ulitka, Dead Tree Point, Palisade Point, Snail Point, Steamboat Point, Surf Point, Turn Point,

Channels:

Arriaga Passage, Bocas De Finas, Cosmos Pass, Cruz Pass, Fake Pass, Launch Passage, Portillo Channel, Saint Nicholas Channel, San Christoval Channel, Sonora Passage, Straw Pass, Tonowek Narrows,

Cliffs:

Derrumba Ridge, Tonowek Ridge, Whale Head, White Cliff, White Cliff,

Islands:

Abrejo Rocks, Alargate Rocks, Anguilla Island, Animas Island, Arboles Island, Bushtop Island, Camp Island, Cap Island, Caracol Island, Clump Island, Culebra Islands, Dot Island, Eagle Island, East San Lorenzo Island, Emerald Island, Epsilon Rock, Escurial Island, Esquibel Island, Favorita Island, Feather Rock, Flotilla Island, Fox Rock, Garcia Island, Garden Island, Garita Rock, Gas Rock, Gull Island, Hacha Island, Heceta Island, Hendida Island, Hermagos Islands, Hoot Island, Knob Island, Kubanof Rock, Lambda Rock, Larzatita Island, Marabilla Island, Noyes Island, Owl Island, Palisade Island, Pesquera Island, Phillips Rock, Point Swift Rock, Point Swift Rock, Princesa Island, Quitasueno Rock, Raso Rock, Round Island, Saint Joseph Island, Saint Philip Island, San Fernando Island, San Francisco Island, San Lorenzo Islands, Santa Lucia Island, Sonora Island, Tonina Island, Toza Island, Trasera Island, Tuft Rock, Turtle Island, Twin Islands, Twocrack Island, West San Lorenzo Island, Whale Head Island, Whale Rock, White Cliff Island, Wood Islands,

Lakes:

Butterball Lake, Chuck Lake, Crooked Lake, Hook Lake, Island Lake, Jay Lake, Marsh Lake, Mink Lake, Mint Lake, Scott Lagoon,

Mountains:

Bald Mountain, Cone Peak, Noyes Peak, Timber Knob,

Streams:

Chuck Creek, East Fork Tonowek Creek, Karheen Creek, Marsh Creek, Mink Creek, Tonowek Creek,

Cities:

Port Alice,