Information About

Svensen Rock

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 26' 10" N,
134 ° 56' 57" W

Region

Sitka

Uses

Svensen Rock in Detail.

About

in E end of Peril Strait, N of Catherine I., off Chichagof I., 4 mi. SE of Todd, Alex. Arch.

History

Named "Swenson Rock" in 1895 by Lieutenant Commander Moore, U.S. Navy (USN); published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) on Chart 8283. Baker (1906, p. 609), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), changed the name to "Svensen," the usual spelling of this Swedish proper name.