Information About

Cape Horn

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 46' 60" N,
157 ° 36' 0" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Cape Horn in Detail.

About

on S side of Aniakchak River 5 mi. above its mouth and 16 mi. W of Cape Kunmik, on Alaska Peninsula, Aleutian Range

History

Name used by trappers and reported in 1923 by R. H. Sargent, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in reference to "the rough water of the Aniakchak River at this point;" shown on a 1924 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map.