Information About

Profit Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 6' 40" N,
132 ° 55' 32" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Profit Island in Detail.

About

On the W coast of Sukkwan Island, between Corlies Islands and McFarland Islands in Tlevak Strait, 12.6 km (7.8 mi) SW of Hydaburg, Alex. Arch. 300 feet long.

History

Historical name, "Gui Kangulas," is a Haida Indian name meaning "an island that is easily recognizable from afar." Reported to be in local usage by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1958. The current name "Profit Island" was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1927 for the triangulation station named Profit located there.

Places Near Profit Island
Areas:

The Sentinels,

Archipelagos:

Lively Islands, McFarland Islands, Nichols Islands, Sukkwan Island,

Bars:

Shoe Rock,

Bays:

Baldy Bay, Breezy Bay, Cleva Bay, Coco Harbor, Crab Trap Cove, Dova Bay, Dunbar Inlet, Farallon Bay, Goat Mouth Inlet, Gold Harbor, Grace Harbor, Green Inlet, Island Bay, Kasook Inlet, Natzuhini Bay, North Bay, Rose Inlet, Shoe Inlet, Soda Bay, Soda Bay, Touchit Cove, Vesta Bay, View Cove, Waterfall Bay, Windy Cove,

Capes:

Beak Point, Boreas Point, Cayman Point, Eolus Point, Halibut Nose, Hassler Point, Horn Point, Keg Point, Kellogg Point, Luke Point, Natalia Point, Reef Point, Rockwell Point, Rose Point, Saltery Point, Turn Point, Vesta Point, Whisker Point,

Channels:

Jackson Passage, North Pass, South Pass, Sukkwan Narrows, Sukkwan Strait, Tlevak Narrows, Tlevak Strait,

Cities:

Hydaburg,

Cliffs:

High Point,

Dams:

Hydaburg Dam,

Flats:

Sukkwan Lake,

Islands:

Aston Island, Black Rock, Blanket Island, Block Island, Bushy Island, Clam Island, Comma Island, Corlies Islands, Dall Island, Deadman Island, Entrance Island, Fishhook Island, Fort Islet, Goat Island, Grand Island, Guide Island, Horseshoe Island, Jackson Island, Lone Tree Island, Middle Island, Midway Island, Mushroom Island, Natalia Island, Panhandle Island, Passage Island, Profit Island, Reef Island, Reef Islands, Round Island, Scrag Islands, The Sentinels, Shelikof Island, Shoe Island, Signal Island, Snag Island, Spook Island, Square Island,

Lakes:

Devil Lake, Kasook Lake, Little Devil Lake, Waterfall Lake, Lake Welcome,

Mountains:

Grace Mountain, Twin Peaks, Mount Vesta, White Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

North Pass Sukkwan Strait, South Pass Sukkwan Strait, Sukkwan Narrows,

Pillars:

Turn Rock,

Rivers:

Hydaburg River,

Streams:

Soda Creek,

Routes:

Soda Lake Trail Prince of Wales Island,