Information About

Needle Rock

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Needle Rock on The Map

Location

53 ° 55' 31" N,
166 ° 32' 3" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Needle Rock in Detail.

About

off NW coast of Amaknak I., in Unalaska Bay, on NE coast of Unalaska I., Aleutian Islands.

History

Descriptive name given by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1874. A 1791 map by John Henry Cox shows this name applied to another rock near here. See Wagner (1937, p. 475).