Information About

Portage Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 16' 52" N,
132 ° 34' 19" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Portage Bay in Detail.

About

extends E from Gould I., at head of Hetta Inlet, on Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Local name reported in 1905 by E.F. Dickins, US@C&GS; so called because There is a portage from here to Cholmondeley Sound.

Places Near Portage Bay
Archipelagos:

Sukkwan Island,

Basins:

Jumbo Basin,

Bays:

Alder Cove, Clark Bay, Copper Harbor, Deer Bay, Eek Inlet, Goose Bay, Harris River Bay, Hetta Cove, Hetta Inlet, Hollis Anchorage, Little Goose Bay, McKenzie Inlet, Mud Bay, Nutkwa Inlet, Paul Bight, Polk Inlet, Portage Bay, Twelvemile Arm, Twelvemile Bay, West Arm Cholmondeley Sound,

Capes:

Althouse Point, Corbin Point, Eek Point, Hetta Point, Nutkwa Point, Round Point, Simmons Point, Thumb Point,

Channels:

Connection Pass, Gould Passage, Sukkwan Strait, Sulzer Passage,

Islands:

Blanket Island, Cat Island, Dell Island, East Sentinel Island, Flat Island, Gould Island, Jumbo Island, Loy Island, McKenzie Rock, Peacock Island, West Sentinel Island,

Lakes:

Eek Lake, Lake Gertrude, Hetta Lake, Lake Isabel, Ives Lake, Lake Josephine, Kina Lake, Lake Marge, Lake Mary, Lake Mellen, Nutkwa Lagoon, Old Franks Lake, Rock Lake, Summit Lake,

Mountains:

Barren Mountain, Beaver Mountain, Billie Mountain, Copper Mountain, Green Monster Mountain, Harris Peak, Hetta Mountain, Mount Jumbo, Rock Butte,

Rivers:

Harris River,

Streams:

Beaver Creek, Big Creek, Bully Boy Creek, Cabin Creek, Cave Creek, Dog Salmon Creek, Halfmile Creek, Hetta Creek, Hundred Thousand Creek, Indian Creek, Jumbo Creek, Kina Creek, Maybeso Creek, Monument Creek, Old Franks Creek, Old Tom Creek, Omar Creek, Perry Creek, Polk Creek, Portage Creek, Reynolds Creek, Rock Creek, Twelvemile Creek, Virginia Creek, Wright Creek,

Routes:

Sulzer Portage,

Cities:

Copper City (historical), Coppermount (historical), Hetta (historical), Hollis (historical), Old Kasaan, Polk Inlet, Sulzer (historical),

Waterfalls:

Nutkwa Falls,