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Point Salisbury

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 12' 18" N,
134 ° 13' 2" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

72 ft (21.95 m)

Uses

Point Salisbury in Detail.

About

on Stephens Passage, at S end of Gastineau Channel, 2.5 mi. W of Bishop Point and 10 mi. SW of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Discovered August 11, 1794 by Joseph Whidbey, Royal Navy (RN), and named by Captain George Vancouver for the Bishop of Salisbury (Wagner, 1937, p. 407).

Places Near Point Salisbury
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Cherokee Flats, Grizzly Bar, Oozy Flats,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Silverbow Basin,

Bays:

Doty Cove, Fool Inlet, Green Cove, King Salmon Bay, Oliver Inlet, Scow Cove, Slocum Inlet, Suicide Cove, Sunny Cove, Taku Harbor, Taku Inlet,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach,

Capes:

Arden Point, Bishop Point, Circle Point, Cooper Point, Cove Point, False Arden, Flat Point, Grave Point, Greely Point, Icy Point, Jaw Point, Point Salisbury, Southeast End, Station Point, Stockade Point, Taku Point, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Dams:

Annex Lakes Dam, Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Taku Cannery Dam,

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill,

Islands:

Grand Island, Juneau Island, Marmion Island,

Lakes:

Annex Lakes, Bart Lake, Glory Lake, Lieuy Lake, Slide Lake, Taku Lake,

Mountains:

Annex Peak, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Butler Peak, Cairn Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, Gastineau Peak, Groundhog Hill, Hawthorne Peak, Irving Peak, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, North Rhine Peak, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Roberts Peak, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, South Rhine Peak, Split Thumb, Taku Mountain, Thoroughfare Mountain, Topless Peak, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Williams Mountain,

Parks:

Oliver Inlet State Marine Park, Taku Harbor State Marine Park,

Ridges:

Annex Ridge, Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Hawthorne Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

King Salmon River, Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Annex Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Carlson Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Dorothy Creek, Dupont Creek, Falls Creek, Gold Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grindstone Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Ice Creek, Kowee Creek, Lawson Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, Nevada Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Rhine Creek, Sheep Creek, Sheep Fork, Snowslide Creek,

Routes:

Mount Roberts Trail,

Valleys:

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

Cities:

Douglas, Sikanasankian (historical), Starr Hill, Taku Harbor, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

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