Information About

Point Retreat

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 24' 40" N,
134 ° 57' 10" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Point Retreat in Detail.

About

on N tip of Mansfield Peninsula, in Lynn Canal, 2.9 mi. N of False Point Retreat and 20 mi. NW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1794 by Joseph Whidbey, Royal Navy (RN), because he was forced to seek safety here from hostile Indians (Wagner, 1937, p. 405).

Places Near Point Retreat
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Cohen Reef, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, Hanus Reef, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock, Vanderbilt Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Barlow Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Howard Bay, Huffman Harbor, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Swanson Harbor, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Whidbey, Barlow Point, Clear Point, False Point Retreat, Point Howard, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Mansfield Peninsula, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Saint James Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline, No Use Ledge,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Ansley Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Cohen Island, Couverden Island, Couverden Rock, Entrance Island, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Hump Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Lincoln Island, Little Island, Lynn Sisters, Naked Island, North Island, Portland Island, Ralston Island, Rat Island, Sentinel Island, Shelter Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock,

Lakes:

Salt Lake, Shelter Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Golub, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, Mount Robert Barron, Snowy Mountain, Thane Mountain,

Parks:

Funter Bay State Marine Park, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Cordwood Creek, Lena Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Cities:

Dobson Landing, Funter, Lena Beach, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,