Information About

Thorne Island

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 5' 16" N,
133 ° 1' 50" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

427 ft (130.15 m)

Uses

Thorne Island in Detail.

About

between Kashevarof and Whale Passages, on NE coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1886 by Lieutenant Commander A. S. Snow, U.S. Navy (USN), for Frank Manley Thorn, Superintendent of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) 1885-89.