Information About

Cessnun Lakes

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 40' 9" N,
131 ° 49' 30" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

Uses

Cessnun Lakes in Detail.

About

In Misty Fjords National Monument Wilderness in Tongass National Forest, comprised of three lakes, the NW lake is 1.5 km (0.9 mi) long and 0.8 km (0.5 mi) wide, the middle lake is 1.8 km (1.1 mi) long and 1 km (0.6 mi) wide, and the SE lake is 1 km (0.6 mi) long and 0.5 km (0.3 mi) wide, 6.3 km (3.9 mi) SE of Ledge Point and 6.6 km (4.1 mi) NW of Nooya Lake.

History

Named for Edwin James "Pete" Cessnun (1918-1993), a pioneer Alaska aviator, Alaska State Representative, businessman and teacher.