Information About

Point Samuel

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 28' 20" N,
134 ° 36' 31" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

52 ft (15.85 m)

Uses

Point Samuel in Detail.

About

on W coast of Killosnoo I., 2.5 mi. SW of Angoon, off W coast of Admiralty I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1794 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), for Samuel Hood, 1724-1816, First Viscount and an English admiral. The point was discovered by Lieutenant Joseph Whilbey, Royal Navy (RN), of Captain Vancouver's party about July 21, 1794 (Wagner, 1937, p. 407).