Information About

Nugget Creek Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 25' 49" N,
134 ° 23' 28" W

Region

Juneau

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

2969 ft (904.95 m)

Uses

Nugget Creek Glacier in Detail.

About

branch of Norris Glacier, heads N of Nugget Mtn. and trends W to head of Nugget Creek, 8.5 mi. N of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Name reported by Adolph Knopf (1912, pls. 1, 2, and 5), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Nugget Creek Glacier
Areas:

Gull City,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Icy Basin, Last Chance Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Silverbow Basin, Upper Basin,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach,

Capes:

Entrance Point, Point Hilda, Hut Point, Inner Point, Norway Point, Sunny Point,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

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

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Juneau Icefield, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, Norris Glacier, North Branch Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Southwest Branch Taku Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall, Taku Glacier,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Douglas Island, Juneau Island,

Lakes:

Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Mount Anderson, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Cathedral Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, The Dukes, Emperor Peak, Folded Towers, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Guardian Mountain, Hawthorne Peak, Juncture Peak, Mount Juneau, Little Matterhorn, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, McGinnis Mountain, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, Mustang Peak, North Nugget Spire, North Rhine Peak, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Princess Peak, Rhino Peak, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, Shoehorn Mountain, Slanting Peak, The Snow Towers, Snowdrift Peak, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Stroller White Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Taku Towers, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Triangle Peak, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Mountain Ranges:

Taku Range,

Ridges:

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

Rivers:

Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Duck Creek, Dupont Creek, Eagle Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Sheep Fork, Snowslide Creek, Steep Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, West Glacier Trail,

Valleys:

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

Cities:

Douglas, Fish Creek (historical), Lemon Creek, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (historical), Sikanasankian (historical), Starr Hill, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

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