Information About

Pleiades Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 13' 54" N,
148 ° 0' 46" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Uses

Pleiades Islands in Detail.

About

Trends N-S in Knight Island Passage, 4 mi SE of Chenega; Chugach Mountains.

History

Named in 1908 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for "the seven daughters of Atlas transformed according to Greek mythology into a group of stars."

Places Near Pleiades Islands
Archipelagos:

Pleiades Islands,

Bars:

Bishop Rock, Iktua Rocks, Point of Rocks,

Basins:

Glory Hole,

Bays:

Aluklik Bay, Cathead Bay, Chenega Cove, Copper Bay, Crab Bay, Deer Cove, Drier Bay, Eleshansky Cove, Em-urluq Bay, Ewan Bay, Granite Bay, Guguak Bay, Horseshoe Bay, Iktua Bay, Italian Bay, Jackpot Bay, Johnson Bay, Johnson Cove, Kake Cove, Little Bay, Lower Herring Bay, Lucky Bay, Mallard Bay, Masked Bay, Mummy Bay, Otter Cove, Paddy Bay, Sawmill Bay, Seven Fathom Hole, Shelter Bay, Sleepy Bay, Thumb Bay, Whale Bay, Wilson Bay,

Capes:

Point Nowell, Point Countess, Point Grace, Amerk Point, Bainbridge Point, Cat Head, Chenega Point, Clump Point, Evans Point, Ewan Point, Jackpot Point, Mallard Head, Paddy Point, Panhat Point, Powder Point, Rocky Point, Squire Point,

Channels:

Bainbridge Passage, Dangerous Passage, Knight Island Passage, Latouche Passage, Long Channel, Prince of Wales Passage,

Dams:

Aquaculture Dam, Crab Bay Dam Number 3, Sandra Lake Dam,

Islands:

Aguliak Island, Bainbridge Island, Bettles Island, Channel Rock, Chenega Island, Chicken Island, Clam Islands, Delenia Island, Evans Island, Ewan Island, Flemming Island, Gage Island, Jackpot Island, Junction Island, Mummy Island, New Year Island, New Year Islands, Pass Island, Range Island, Rocky Island, Ship Island, Sister Rock, Squire Island, Squirrel Island, Verdant Island,

Lakes:

Lake Hayden, Eshamy Lake, Ewan Lake, Fish Lake, Lake Putnam, Snowy Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Beatson, Broon Buttes, Dual Head, Gibbon Peak, Saddle Peak,

Parks:

Horseshoe Bay State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Wilson River,

Streams:

Frenchy Creek,

Cities:

Chenega, Chenega Bay, Girwood (historical), Horseshoe Bay (historical), Latouche, Oceanic, Phoenix (historical), Port Ashton, Port Benney (historical), Port Crawford (historical), Port San Juan,