Information About

Mendenhall Peninsula

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 21' 35" N,
134 ° 38' 2" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

151 ft (46.02 m)

Uses

Mendenhall Peninsula in Detail.

About

On N shore of W end of Gasineau Channel, between Auke Bay and the mouth of Mendenhall River, and opposite of Fritz Cove, 9 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named byU.S. Forest Service (USFS)in 1928 for Prof. Thomas Corwin Mendenhall, 1841-1924, Superintendent of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), 1889-94. See Mendenhall Glacier.

Places Near Mendenhall Peninsula
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Horse Shoal, Mendenhall Bar,

Basins:

Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Upper Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Admiralty Cove, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Eagle Harbor, Fritz Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Pearl Harbor, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Young Bay,

Beaches:

Young Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Entrance Point, False Arden, Point Hilda, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Norway Point, Outer Point, Piling Point, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Sunny Point, Symonds Point, Point Young,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

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

Glaciers:

Herbert Glacier, Leaking Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Battleship Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Douglas Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Portland Island, Scull Island, Shaman Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

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

Mountains:

Mount Anderson, Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Bullard Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Glacier Grub Tower, Lone Mountain, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Rhino Peak, Mount Robert Barron, Saddle Mountain, Snowy Mountain, Stroller White Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Treasury Hill, Triangle Peak, Mount Troy, Mount Wrather,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area,

Ridges:

Heintzleman Ridge, Mendenhall Towers, Nugget Towers,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Duck Creek, Eagle Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Fowler Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Goose Creek, Grant Creek, Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lake Creek, Lemon Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, Steep Creek, Stink Creek, Switzer Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Vista Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail, Young Lake Trail,

Valleys:

Impregnable Basin, Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Lemon Creek, Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (historical), Saint Terese, Tee Harbor, Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,