Information About

Rowlee Point

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 56' 2" N,
136 ° 7' 37" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Rowlee Point in Detail.

About

in Muir Inlet, in Glacier Bay National Monument, at mouth of Wachusett Inlet, 1.4 mi. NW of Point McLeod and 62 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named for Willard Winfield Rowlee, 1861-1923, professor of botany, Cornell University He was botanist for the Cushing Expedition to Glacier Bay in 1890. The name "Point Wachusett" was published by the American Geographical Society (Field, 1947, map).