Information About

Pesquera Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 40' 39" N,
133 ° 39' 30" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

69 ft (21.03 m)

Uses

Pesquera Island in Detail.

About

N Maurelle Is., Alex Arch.

History

Spanish name meaning "a place for catching fish," given in 1924 by Captain Masher, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), because "surrounding waters. . . thronged with fishing craft, which report as enormous catch."

Places Near Pesquera Island
Areas:

Twin Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Dome Islets, Maurelle Islands,

Bars:

Beta Rock, Curacao Reef, Desconocida Reef, Moke Rock, Slide Reef,

Bays:

Port Alice, Aguirre Bay, Anguilla Bay, Cone Bay, Gulf of Esquibel, Kelly Cove, Lagoma Bay, Nagasay Cove, Roller Bay, Sea Otter Sound, Steamboat Bay, Ulitka Bay, Warm Chuck Inlet, Warren Cove,

Capes:

Point Marabilla, Point San Francisco, Point Santa Gertrudis, Point Aguirre, Point Animas, Point Delgada, Point Desconocida, Point Incarnation, Bay Point, Cape Lynch, Cape Ulitka, Dead Tree Point, Snail Point, Steamboat Point, Surf Point,

Channels:

Arriaga Passage, Bocas De Finas, Cosmos Pass, Fake Pass, Launch Passage, Saint Nicholas Channel, Sonora Passage,

Cliffs:

Derrumba Ridge, Whale Head, White Cliff,

Islands:

Abrejo Rocks, Anguilla Island, Animas Island, Black Rock, Bushtop Island, Camp Island, Caracol Island, Clump Island, Eagle Island, East San Lorenzo Island, Emerald Island, Epsilon Rock, Escurial Island, Esquibel Island, Favorita Island, Feather Rock, Flotilla Island, Fox Rock, Garcia Island, Garita Rock, Gas Rock, Gull Island, Hacha Island, Heceta Island, Hendida Island, Lambda Rock, Losa Island, Lulu Island, Marabilla Island, Noyes Island, Pesquera Island, Princesa Island, Quitasueno Rock, Raso Rock, Round Island, Saint Joseph Island, San Francisco Island, San Lorenzo Islands, Sonora Island, Timbered Island, Tonina Island, Toza Island, Trasera Island, Turtle Island, Twin Islands, Twocrack Island, West San Lorenzo Island, Whale Head Island, Whale Rock, Wood Islands,

Lakes:

Butterball Lake, Chuck Lake, Mint Lake,

Mountains:

Bald Mountain, Cone Peak, Noyes Peak, Timber Knob,

Streams:

Chuck Creek,

Cities:

Port Alice,