Information About

Sombrero Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 34' 3" N,
133 ° 14' 16" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Sombrero Island in Detail.

About

in San Alberto Bay, 2 mi. NW of Abbess I., Alex. Arch.

History

Spanish name given in 1779 by Bodega y Quadra and Francisco Antonio Maurelle as "El Sombrero," meaning "the hat." This name was formally applied to its present location in 1923 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS); previously its application was not clearly defined and in limited use.

Places Near Sombrero Island
Areas:

Witness Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Alberto Islands, Arrecife Islands, Blanquizal Islands, Gaohi Islands, Harmony Islands,

Bars:

Alberto Reef, Balandra Shoal, Ballena Island Shoal, Fern Reef, Fish Egg Reef, Kabanof Rocks, Klawock Reef, Larzatita Island Reef, Parida Island Reef, Rana Reef, Saint Ignace Rock, San Christoval Rock, Sucia Ledge,

Bays:

Port Bagial, Port Caldera, Port Estrella, Port Mayoral, Port Saint Nicholas, Aguirre Bay, Bucareli Bay, Crab Bay, Doyle Bay, Garcia Cove, Indian Garden Bay, Kaguk Cove, Klawock Inlet, Nossuk Bay, Salt Lake Bay, San Alberto Bay, Shelter Cove, Shinaku Inlet, Squam Bay, Tonowek Bay, Trocadero Bay,

Capes:

Point Miliflores, Point Miraballes, Point Polocano, Point Providence, Point Saint Thomas, Point Caponeta, Point San Leonardo, Point San Pasqual, Point San Rafael, Point Santa Lucia, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Swift, Point Aguirre, Point Amargura, Point Animas, Point Batan, Point Cocos, Point Cuerbo, Point Espada, Point Eugenia, Point Garcia, Point Gorda, Point Ildefonso, Point Iphigenia, Point Lomas, Agueda Point, Arrecife Point, Arrecite Point, Blanquizal Point, Bobs Point, Cape Cambon, Cape Empinado, Cape Flores, Cape Suspiro, Cemetery Point, Diamond Point, Entrance Point, Fern Point, Guktu Point, Kauda Point, Palisade Point, Perlas Point, Punta de los Almos, Punta De los Islotillos, Punta Maria Antonia, Punta Noriega, Punta Palmito, Reef Point, Silvester Point, Snail Point, Sword Point, Tranquil Point,

Channels:

Cruz Pass, North Entrance, Portillo Channel, San Christoval Channel, South Entrance, Tonowek Narrows, Ursua Channel,

Cities:

Craig, Klawock,

Cliffs:

Tonowek Ridge,

Dams:

Craig Water Supply Dam,

Islands:

Abbess Island, Alargate Rocks, Arboles Island, Balandra Island, Ballena Islands, Bibora Island, Cabras Islands, Canas Island, Caracol Island, Catalina Island, Clam Island, Cole Island, Coronados Islands, Craig Island, Cristina Island, Cruz Islands, Culebra Islands, Culebrina Island, Dasani Islands, Fish Egg Island, Garcia Island, Hermagos Islands, Hermanos Islands, Isleta, Joe Island, Klawock Island, Kubanof Rock, Ladrones Islands, Larzatita Island, Madre de Dios Island, Palisade Island, Parida Island, Peratrovich Island, Phillips Rock, Piedras Island, Pine Island, Point Swift Rock, Point Swift Rock, Rancheria Island, Rosary Island, Saint Ignace Island, Saint Philip Island, San Clemente Island, San Fernando Island, San Juan Bautista Island, San Juanito Island, Santa Lucia Island, Shaft Rock, Sombrero Island, Suhti Island, Toti Island, Tuft Rock, Unlucky Island, Wadleigh Island, Wadleigh Rock, The Witnesses,

Lakes:

Crooked Lake, Hook Lake, Island Lake, Jay Lake, Marsh Lake, Mink Lake,

Mountains:

Bautista Peak, Kogish Mountain, Staney Cone, Sunny Hay Mountain, Twin Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Pass,

Streams:

Crab Creek, East Fork Tonowek Creek, Halfmile Creek, Marsh Creek, Mink Creek, Shaheen Creek, Shinaku Creek, Tonowek Creek,