Information About

Upper Basin

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 26' 13" N,
134 ° 26' 36" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

1863 ft (567.84 m)

Uses

Upper Basin in Detail.

About

along upper course of Nuget Creek, 3 mi. E of Mendenhall Lake and 9 mi. N of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Name published in 1962 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Upper Basin
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Mendenhall Bar,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Silverbow Basin, Upper Basin,

Bays:

Fritz Cove, Smugglers Cove,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach,

Capes:

Entrance Point, Hut Point, Inner Point, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Norway Point, Spaulding Point, Sunny Point,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Nugget Creek Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Juneau Icefield, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, North Branch Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Southwest Branch Taku Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Pederson Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Douglas Island, Juneau Island, Spuhn Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Mount Anderson, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Cathedral Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, The Dukes, Emperor Peak, Mount Ernest Gruening, Flower Tower, Folded Towers, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Guardian Mountain, Hawthorne Peak, Juncture Peak, Mount Juneau, Little Matterhorn, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, Mustang Peak, North Nugget Spire, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Princess Peak, Rhino Peak, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, Shoehorn Mountain, The Snow Towers, Snowdrift Peak, Snowpatch Crag, Snowpatch Craig, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Stroller White Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Taku Towers, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Triangle Peak, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Mountain Ranges:

Taku Range,

Ridges:

Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Mendenhall Towers, Nugget Towers, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

Mendenhall River, Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Duck Creek, Dupont Creek, Eagle Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lake Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Snowslide Creek, Steep Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek, Waydelich Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, West Glacier Trail,

Valleys:

Arctic Gulch, Crooked Gulch, Death Valley, Dix Gulch, Geary Gulch, Glacier Basin, Gold Creek Valley, Goldstein Gulch, Grouse Gulch, Hardscrabble Gulch, Icy Gulch, Impregnable Basin, Lurvey Basin, Mendenhall Valley, Nugget Gulch, Prospect Gulch, Quartz Gulch (historical), Roberts Gulch, Sheep Creek Basin, Snowslide Gulch, Specimen Creek, Spring Gulch, Timber Gulch,

Cities:

Auke Bay, Douglas, Fish Creek (historical), Lemon Creek, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (historical), Starr Hill, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

Alaska Chief Falls, Ebner Falls, Lost Rocker Falls, Suicide Falls,