Information About

Point Young

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 11' 39" N,
134 ° 33' 23" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Point Young in Detail.

About

in Stephens Passage, on N coast of Admiralty I., 0.5 mi. NE of Admiralty Cove and 9 mi. SW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Discovered by Joseph Whidbey, Royal Navy (RN), and named in 1794 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), for Admiral Sir George Young, RN (Wagner, 1937, p. 422).

Places Near Point Young
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

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

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Silverbow Basin,

Bays:

Admiralty Cove, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Fritz Cove, Hawk Inlet, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Piledriver Cove, Pileriver Cove, Smugglers Cove, Square Cove, Young Bay,

Beaches:

Young Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Entrance Point, False Arden, Point Hilda, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Norway Point, Outer Point, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Sunny Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Dams:

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

Glaciers:

Lemon Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Pederson Hill, Starr Hill,

Islands:

Battleship Island, Coghlan Island, Colt Island, Douglas Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, Juneau Island, Portland Island, Scull Island, Shaman Island, Spuhn Island, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Slide Lake, Young Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Anderson, Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Cairn Peak, Eagle Peak, Gastineau Peak, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, McDonough Peak, Mount Meek, Saddle Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Mount Troy, Vesper Peak,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area,

Ridges:

Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge,

Rivers:

King Salmon River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Duck Creek, Eagle Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Falls Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Fowler Creek, Gold Creek, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Greens Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lake Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Lena Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Ninemile Creek, Paris Creek, Peterson Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Snowslide Creek, Stink Creek, Switzer Creek, Waydelich Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Young Lake Trail,

Valleys:

Gold Creek Valley, Impregnable Basin, Mendenhall Valley, Nugget Gulch, Quartz Gulch (historical), Snowslide Gulch,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Douglas, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Hawk Inlet, Lemon Creek, Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (historical), Starr Hill, Tee Harbor, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

Alaska Chief Falls, Ebner Falls, Suicide Falls,