Information About

Haenke Island

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 58' 11" N,
139 ° 32' 15" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

272 ft (82.91 m)

Uses

Haenke Island in Detail.

About

in Disenchantment Bay near head of Yakutat Bay and 30 mi. NE of Yakutat; St. Elias Mts.

History

named in 1791 by Captain Alessandro Malaspina (Galiano, 1802, map 9) for Thaddeus Haenke, botanist and naturalist with Malaspina's expedition.