Information About

Point Marsden

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Point Marsden on The Map

Location

58 ° 3' 25" N,
134 ° 48' 28" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

23 ft (7.01 m)

Uses

Point Marsden in Detail.

About

on W coast of Admiralty I. in Chatham Strait, 2 mi. S of mouth of Hawk Inlet and 22 mi. SW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Joseph Whidbey in 1794 passed by the point which was later named by Captain Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN) (1801, v. 15, p. 439), either for William Marsden or Samuel Marsden of Paramatta, New South Wales (Wagner, 1937, v. 2, p. 396).