Information About

Nichols Islands

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Nichols Islands on The Map

Location

55 ° 9' 39" N,
132 ° 59' 48" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

69 ft (21.03 m)

Uses

Nichols Islands in Detail.

About

Offshore chain, trends NE-SW, in Tlevak Strait, between Goat Island and Dall Island, 22 mi SSE of Craig, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1882 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) after Commander H.E. NIchols, U.S.N, who reconnoitered this region in 1881. Nearby are The Sentinels. Nichols called the entire group "Sentinel Islands" in 1881.

Places Near Nichols Islands
Areas:

The Sentinels,

Archipelagos:

Lively Islands, McFarland Islands, Nichols Islands,

Bars:

Low Rock,

Bays:

Port Caldera, Augustine Bay, Baldy Bay, Big Bay, Bobs Bay, Breezy Bay, Camp Cove, Coco Harbor, Crab Trap Cove, Diver Bay, Dunbar Inlet, Farallon Bay, Fisherman Cove, Foul Bay, Goat Mouth Inlet, Green Inlet, Hole-in-the-Wall, Hook Arm, Island Bay, Kasook Inlet, Manhattan Arm, Manhattan Arm Sea Otter Harbor, Natzuhini Bay, North Bay, Rose Inlet, Sakie Bay, Soda Bay, Soda Bay, Trocadero Bay, View Cove, Waterfall Bay, Welcome Cove, Windy Cove,

Capes:

Point Saint Sebastian, Point Lomas, Boreas Point, Cape Augustine, Cayman Point, Clear Point, Eolus Point, Francis Point, Halibut Nose, Hassler Point, Horn Point, Kellogg Point, Natalia Point, Perlas Point, Reef Point, Rose Point, Sakie Point, Saltery Point, Solyanka Point, Turn Point, Way Point, Welcome Point, Whisker Point,

Channels:

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

Cities:

Hydaburg,

Cliffs:

High Point,

Dams:

Hydaburg Dam,

Islands:

Black Rock, Block Island, Bush Islets, Bushy Island, Camp Island, Channel Island, Clam Island, Comma Island, Corlies Islands, Dall Island, Deadman Island, Devil Island, Entrance Island, Fishhook Island, Fort Islet, Gate Island, Goat Island, Grand Island, Guide Island, Horseshoe Island, Lone Tree Island, Meares Island, Middle Island, Middle Island, Midway Island, Mushroom Island, Natalia Island, Nellag Island, Panhandle Island, Passage Island, Profit Island, Reef Island, Reef Islands, Ridge Island, Round Island, Scrag Islands, The Sentinels, Shelikof Island, Signal Island, Snag Island, Spook Island, Square Island, Table Rock, Ulloa Island,

Lakes:

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

Mountains:

Bear Mountain, Squaw Mountain, Thunder Mountain, White Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

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

Pillars:

Hattie Rock, Turn Rock,

Rivers:

Hydaburg River,

Streams:

Soda Creek,

Routes:

Soda Lake Trail Prince of Wales Island,