Information About

Couverden Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Couverden Island on The Map

Location

58 ° 12' 1" N,
135 ° 4' 31" W

Region

Haines

Cliffs

Sharp Ledge,

Elevation

43 ft (13.11 m)

Uses

Couverden Island in Detail.

About

off W shore of Lynn Canal at junction with Icy Strait, 7 mi. SW of Funter and 25 mi. SW of Juneau, St. Elias Mts. 3 miles long.

History

Probably named in 1868 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), for nearby Point Couverden, and published in 1881 on Hydrographic Chart 882.

Couverden Island Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Couverden Island.