Pigeon Point, Minnesota

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Pigeon Point
Pigeon Point, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Pigeon Point, Minnesota
Pigeon Point
Geography
Location Lake Superior, Pigeon Bay
Coordinates 47°58′25.39″N 89°34′47.22″W / 47.9737194°N 89.5797833°W / 47.9737194; -89.5797833
Country
United States
State  Minnesota
County Cook County
Townships Grand Portage
Demographics
Population Uninhabited (as of 2000)
For other uses, see Pigeon Point.

Pigeon Point is an isolated peninsula located at the northeast extremity of Minnesota, in Cook County, Minnesota, United States.[1] To the north of the point lies Pigeon Bay, which shares a shoreline with Canada and to the south is Lake Superior. The extreme end of the point is owned by the United States Coast Guard while the land up to the point is held by the Grand Portage Indian Reservation. The closest town to the point is Grand Portage, Minnesota which lies thirteen miles to the west. There are no roads that lead to this point and is only accessible by boat.

The site is the namesake of the mineral pigeonite.[2]

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Coordinates: 48°0′19″N 89°29′32″W / 48.00528°N 89.49222°W / 48.00528; -89.49222