Information About

Heceta Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 45' 52" N,
133 ° 31' 55" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Mountains

Timber Knob,

Elevation

341 ft (103.94 m)

Uses

Heceta Island in Detail.

About

between Iphigenia Bay and Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1879 by W. H. Dall, US@C&GS, for Don Bruno Heceta, a Spaniard, who explored and surveyed in this vicinity in 1775 (Bancroft, 1886, p. 197).

Places Near Heceta Island
Archipelagos:

Blanquizal Islands, Dome Islets, Harmony Islands, Maurelle Islands,

Bars:

Beta Rock, Curacao Reef, Desconocida Reef, Fir Rock, Kabanof Rocks, Larzatita Island Reef, Moke Rock, Peep Rock, Slide Reef,

Bays:

Port Alice, Aguirre Bay, Anguilla Bay, Cone Bay, Cyrus Cove, Edna Bay, Garcia Cove, Gulf of Esquibel, Indian Garden Bay, Nagasay Cove, Nossuk Bay, Salt Lake Bay, Sea Otter Sound, Squam Bay, Survey Cove, Tonowek Bay, Ulitka Bay, Warm Chuck Inlet,

Capes:

Point San Pasqual, Point Santa Lucia, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Swift, Point Aguirre, Point Desconocida, Point Garcia, Point Incarnation, Bay Point, Blanquizal Point, Bobs Point, Cape Lynch, Cape Ulitka, Dead Tree Point, Limestone Point, Palisade Point, Steamboat Point, Surf Point, Turn Point, White Point,

Channels:

Arriaga Passage, Bocas De Finas, Cosmos Pass, Cruz Pass, Fake Pass, Launch Passage, Marble Passage, San Christoval Channel, Sonora Passage, Straw Pass, Tonowek Narrows, White Cliff Passage,

Cliffs:

Derrumba Ridge, Tonowek Ridge, Whale Head, White Cliff, White Cliff,

Hills:

Pin Peak,

Islands:

Anguilla Island, Bushtop Island, Camp Island, Cap Island, Clump Island, Culebra Islands, Dot Island, Dove Island, Eagle Island, East San Lorenzo Island, El Capitan Island, Emerald Island, Entrance Island, Epsilon Rock, Escurial Island, Esquibel Island, Favorita Island, Feather Rock, Flat Island, Flotilla Island, Fox Rock, Garcia Island, Garden Island, Garita Rock, Gas Rock, Green Island, Gull Island, Hacha Island, Heceta Island, Hendida Island, Hermagos Islands, Hoot Island, Keski Island, Knob Island, Kubanof Rock, Lambda Rock, Larzatita Island, Marble Island, Orr Island, Owl Island, Palisade Island, Pesquera Island, Phillips Rock, Point Swift Rock, Point Swift Rock, Princesa Island, Raso Rock, Round Island, Saint Joseph Island, Saint Philip Island, San Island, San Lorenzo Islands, Santa Lucia Island, Scow Island, Singa Island, Sonora Island, Teal Island, Tonina Island, Toza Island, Trasera Island, Tuft Rock, Turtle Island, Twin Islands, Twin Islands, Twocrack Island, West San Lorenzo Island, Whale Head Island, Whale Rock, White Cliff Island, Wood Islands,

Lakes:

Butterball Lake, Chuck Lake, Crooked Lake, Hook Lake, Island Lake, Jay Lake, Marsh Lake, Mink Lake, Mint Lake, Scott Lagoon,

Mountains:

Bald Mountain, Cone Peak, Timber Knob,

Streams:

Charley Creek, Chuck Creek, East Fork Tonowek Creek, Karheen Creek, Marsh Creek, Mink Creek, Survey Creek, Tonowek Creek,

Cities:

Edna Bay, New Tokeen, Port Alice,