Information About

Woody Point

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 16' 19" N,
134 ° 36' 51" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Woody Point in Detail.

About

N point of entrance to Whitewater Bay, on W coast of Admiralty I. 15 mi. NE of Baranof, Alex. Arch.

History

Descriptive name given in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 174) with this note: "In SE Alaska all points are woody, and about one-third of them have been named so, to the great confusion of hydrographers."