Information About

Lemesurier Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 17' 4" N,
136 ° 5' 5" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

2096 ft (638.86 m)

Uses

Lemesurier Island in Detail.

About

in Icy Strait, between North and South Passages, 0.7 mi. Nw of Goose I. and 27 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1879 for a midshipman on H.M.S. Chatham, who commanded one of Vancouver's boats during the exploration of Cross Sound in 1794. The name was published in the 1883 Alaska Coast Pilot (p. 190).