Information About

Point Thatcher

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 24' 45" N,
134 ° 50' 21" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

92 ft (28.04 m)

Uses

Point Thatcher in Detail.

About

on NE coast of Catherine I., off NE coast of Baranof I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN). It was called "Shkaliakh" or "Schkaliakh" by the Tlingit Indians. It is "Point Coleman" on the maps of Homfray, Cartographer of the Western Union Telegraph Expedition in 1867, (USG&GS, 1883, p. 167).