Information About

Faust Rock

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 25' 5" N,
134 ° 55' 36" W

Region

Juneau

Uses

Faust Rock in Detail.

About

off N end of Mansfield Peninsula, 1 mi. NE of Point Retreat and 20 mi. NW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Discovered and named in 1890 by Lieutenant Commander H. B. Mansfield, U.S. Navy (USN), for Ensign W. H. Faust, a member of his party. Published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 198).

Places Near Faust Rock
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Cohen Reef, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, Hanus Reef, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock, Vanderbilt Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Howard Bay, Huffman Harbor, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Swanson Harbor, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Whidbey, Barlow Point, Clear Point, False Point Retreat, Point Howard, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline, No Use Ledge,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Ansley Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Couverden Rock, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Horse Island, Hump Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Lincoln Island, Little Island, Lynn Sisters, Mab Island, Naked Island, North Island, Portland Island, Ralston Island, Rat Island, Sentinel Island, Shelter Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock,

Lakes:

Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Auke Mountain, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, Mount Robert Barron, Thane Mountain,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Funter Bay State Marine Park, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Goose Creek, Lena Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Dobson Landing, Funter, Lena Beach, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,