OUTDOORS Capital City Weekly The lonely, not well known, Cape Muzon was the initial point used in the survey in Dixon Entrance to establish the international boundary between Canada and Alaska. This is the southern extremity of Dall Island off the western coast of Prince of Wales Island. The cape is approximately 54 degrees 40 North Latitude marking the southern end of Russian America. How many of us remember our history lessons: the "54-40 or Fight" slogan of the 1844 presidential campaign?

Southeast History: Surveying the boundary from Cape Muzon

National Archives Photo 22-Wb-23098
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