Information About

Soapstone Point

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 6' 8" N,
136 ° 29' 39" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

102 ft (31.09 m)

Uses

Soapstone Point in Detail.

About

on N tip of Yakobi I., on Cross Sound, 2 mi. NE of Bingham Cove, 39 mi. W of Hoonah, Alex. Arch.

History

Named by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1880 because of the greenish appearance of the rocks, resembling soapstone. The name was published in the 1883 Alska Coast Pilot (p. 187).