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Inspiration Point

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Location

58 ° 25' 33" N,
134 ° 45' 21" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

259 ft (78.94 m)

Uses

Inspiration Point in Detail.

About

on E shore of Ice Harbor on Favorite Passage, 0.8 mi. N of village of Ice Harbor and 15 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Local name derived from the magnificent view from the point across Favorite Channel and Lynn Canal to the Chilkat Range (DeArmond, 1957, p. 25). Name was published by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1962.

Places Near Inspiration Point
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Horse Shoal, Mendenhall Bar, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Fritz Cove, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Clear Point, Entrance Point, False Point Retreat, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Eagle Glacier, Herbert Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Mab Island, Naked Island, North Island, Portland Island, Rat Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Ernest Gruening, Folded Towers, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Mount Robert Barron, Stroller White Mountain, Thane Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

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

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cove Creek, Duck Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fish Creek, Goose Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Steep Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Funter, Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,