Information About

McFarland Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 4' 35" N,
132 ° 54' 29" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

82 ft (24.99 m)

Uses

McFarland Islands in Detail.

About

extends in Tlevak Strait off W coast of Sukkwan I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1882 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), for "Mrs. A. R. McFarland, a missionary and teacher who began work in Alaska in 1877." These islands were called "Hill islets" by Jackson (1880, p. 376).

Places Near McFarland Islands
Areas:

The Sentinels, Triplet Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Lively Islands, McFarland Islands, Nichols Islands, Sukkwan Island,

Bars:

Howkan Reef, Mill Reef, Pond Rock, Shoe Rock,

Bays:

Baldy Bay, Breezy Bay, Cleva Bay, Coco Harbor, Crab Trap Cove, Dova Bay, Dunbar Inlet, Farallon Bay, Goat Mouth Inlet, Gold Harbor, Gooseneck Harbor, Grace Harbor, Green Inlet, Ham Cove, Island Bay, Kasook Inlet, Mission Cove, Natzuhini Bay, North Bay, Rose Inlet, Shoe Inlet, Soda Bay, Soda Bay, Touchit Cove, Vesta Bay, View Cove, Waterfall Bay, Windy Cove,

Capes:

Beak Point, Boreas Point, Cayman Point, Corlies Point, Eolus Point, Gooseneck Point, Halibut Nose, Hassler Point, Horn Point, Keg Point, Kellogg Point, Luke Point, Middle Point, Natalia Point, Reef Point, Rose Point, Saltery Point, Turn Point, Vesta Point, Whisker Point,

Channels:

Howkan Narrows, Jackson Passage, North Pass, South Pass, Sukkwan Narrows, Sukkwan Strait, Tlevak Narrows, Tlevak Strait,

Cities:

Hydaburg,

Cliffs:

High Point,

Dams:

Hydaburg Dam,

Flats:

Sukkwan Lake,

Islands:

Aston Island, Black Rock, Blanket Island, Block Island, Bushy Island, Channel Islands, Clam Island, Comma Island, Corlies Islands, Crow Island, Dall Island, Dead Pine Island, Deadman Island, Entrance Island, Fishhook Island, Flat Island, Fort Islet, Goat Island, Grand Island, Guide Island, Horseshoe Island, Jackson Island, Lone Tree Island, Long Island, Middle Island, Midway Island, Mushroom Island, Natalia Island, Panhandle Island, Passage Island, Profit Island, Reef Island, Reef Islands, Round Island, Scrag Islands, The Sentinels, Shelikof Island, Shoe Island, Signal Island, Snag Island, Spook Island, Square Island, West Mill Rock,

Lakes:

Devil Lake, Kasook Lake, Little Devil Lake, Waterfall Lake, Lake Welcome,

Mountains:

Grace Mountain, Twin Peaks, Mount Vesta, White Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

North Pass Sukkwan Strait, South Pass Sukkwan Strait, Sukkwan Narrows,

Pillars:

Turn Rock,

Rivers:

Hydaburg River,

Streams:

Soda Creek,

Cities:

Howkan (historical),