Vanderbilt Reef in Juneau Borough AK


Vanderbilt Reef, Juneau Borough, Alaska

Vanderbilt Reef is a physical feature (bar) in Juneau Borough.

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Feature Name: Vanderbilt Reef
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Bar
Description: at junction of Favorite Channel and Lynn Canal, 3.6 mi. NE of Little I. and 30 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts
History: Named in 1880 by Captain L. A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), for the man who discovered the reef, Captain J. M. Vanderbilt of the Northwest Trading Co. Captain Vanderbilt came to Alaska about 1875 and became captain of the company's steamer Favorite, which did surveying work for the U. S. Navy. He died in 1890 (DeArmond, 1957, p. 30). The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 194).
Borough: Juneau Borough
Latitude: 58.5919456482
Longitude: -135.015274048
GNIS ID: 1415542

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