Information About

Symonds Point

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 20' 30" N,
134 ° 50' 8" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Symonds Point in Detail.

About

on N coast of Mansfield Peninsula, 3.3 mi. SE of Barlow Point and 15 mi. NW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1884 by Commander J. B. Coghlan, U.S. Navy (USN), for Lieutenant Frederick M. Symonds, who served under Captain L. A. Beardslee on the U.S.S. Jamestown and under Commander H. Glass, U.S. Navy (USN), on the USS Wachusett, while surveying this part of Alaska in 1879-81. The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 173).

Places Near Symonds Point
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Hanus Reef, Horse Shoal, Mendenhall Bar, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Fritz Cove, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Hawk Inlet, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Young Bay,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Clear Point, False Arden, False Point Retreat, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Hills:

Pederson Hill,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Couverden Rock, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Horse Island, Hump Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Lincoln Island, Little Island, Naked Island, Portland Island, Ralston Island, Rat Island, Rocky Island, Scull Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Auke Mountain, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, Mount Robert Barron, Snowy Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Funter Bay State Marine Park, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Boulder Creek, Cordwood Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fowler Creek, Goose Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Funter, Hawk Inlet, Lena Beach, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,