Information About

Gilbert Point

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 57' 16" N,
139 ° 28' 59" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

3107 ft (947.01 m)

Gilbert Point in Detail.

About

3.2 mi. NW of Mount Alexander and 29 mi. NE of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1905 by Tarr (1906, p. 155), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Grove Karl Gilbert, 1843-1918, Chief Geologist of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from 1889-92.