Information About

Dorn Island

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 46' 53" N,
134 ° 2' 51" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

33 ft (10.06 m)

Uses

Dorn Island in Detail.

About

in Seymour Canal, 27 mi. NE of Angoon, on E coast of Admiralty I., Alex. Arch. 1 mile long.

History

Named in 1890 by Lieutenant Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), for Lieutenant Edward J. Dorn, U.S. Navy (USN), a member of his party. The name was published in 1890 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).