Alaska Chief Falls

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 58 ° 18' 18" N, 134 ° 20' 24" W
  • Region: Juneau
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 1204 ft (366.98 m)


on Icy Gulch, 2.5 mi. E of Juneau, Coast Mts. ESE from S end of Kodiak I. to S end of Dall I. in Alex. Arch.

Name derived from the Alaska Chief lode claim staked there by Joe Juneau and Richard Harris in 1880. Juneau and Harris called the canoe, in which they came from Sitka, the Alaska Chief (DeArmond 1957, p. 5).



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