Information About

Point Sherman

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 51' 22" N,
135 ° 9' 7" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Point Sherman in Detail.

About

on E shore of Lynn Canal, 0.6 mi. SW of mouth of Sweeny Creek and 46 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), for General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1820-91, Civil War general. The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast pilot (p. 195).