Information About

Back Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 32' 26" N,
131 ° 45' 32" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

Length

0.6 mi (0.97 km)

Elevation

46 ft (14.02 m)

Uses

Back Island in Detail.

About

in Behm Canal, between Betton and Grand Is., Alex. Arch. 0.6 mile long.

History

Named in 1886 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).

Places Near Back Island
Areas:

Tatoosh Rocks, Upper Nickeyville,

Archipelagos:

Tatoosh Islands,

Bars:

Bittersweet Rock, Bolles Ledge, Lewis Reef, Ohio Rock, Pennock Reef, Pond Reef, Rosa Reef,

Bays:

Port Stewart, Bond Bay, Bushy Point Cove, Francis Cove, Grant Cove, Helm Bay, Knudson Cove, Long Arm, Moser Bay, Mud Bay, Naha Bay, Radenbough Cove, Raymond Cove, Refuge Cove, Smugglers Cove, Totem Bight, Traitors Cove, Vallenar Bay, Wadding Cove, Ward Cove, Whisky Cove,

Capes:

Point Francis, Point Higgins, Bar Point, Betton Point, Bushy Point, Caamano Point, Charcoal Point, Cod Point, Donnelly Point, Escape Point, Heckman Point, Helm Point, Indian Point, Lewis Point, Mike Point, Peninsula Point, Potter Point, Rock Point, South Vallenar Point, Survey Point, Tatoosh Point, Vallenar Point,

Channels:

Clover Passage, Inside Passage, Tongass Narrows,

Cities:

Ketchikan,

Dams:

Carlanna Lake Dam, Ketchikan Debris Control Dam, Ketchikan Diversion Dam, Ketchikan Lakes Dam, Lake Connell Dam, North Fawn Lake Dam, Saxman Lower Reservoir Dam, South Fawn Lake Dam,

Fictional Places:

Elmo,

Hills:

Brush Hill, Cove Mountain, Level Mountain,

Islands:

Back Island, Betton Island, Cache Island, Cedar Island, Channel Island, Clover Island, Danger Island, Dogfish Island, East Clump, East Island, Forss Island, Grant Island, Guard Islands, Hump Island, Joe Island, Moser Island, Pup Island, Stack Island, Thomas Island, Trunk Island, Vallenar Rock,

Lakes:

Blue Lake, Bostwick Lake, Carlanna Lake, Cessnun Lakes, Connell Lake, Lake Emery Tobin, Emma Lake, Fawn Lake, Granite Basin, Harriet Hunt Lake, Helm Lake, Jordan Lake, Leask Lake, Lower and Upper Ketchikan Lakes, Lower Ketchikan Lake, Lower Wolf Lake, Margaret Lake, Lake Perseverance, Roosevelt Lagoon, Scout Lake, Talbot Lake, Upper Ketchikan Lake, Upper Mahoney Lake, Upper Wolf Lake, Ward Lake, Whitman Lake,

Mountains:

Achilles Mountain, Betton Head, Brown Mountain, Buck Mountain, Deer Mountain, Deer Mountains, Diana Mountain, Doe Mountain, Dude Mountain, Fish Mountain, High Mountain, House Mountain, Irvin Thompson Mountain, John Mountain, Juno Mountain, Mahoney Mountain, Minerva Mountain, Northbird, Roy Jones Mountain, Signal Mountain, Sullivan Mountain, Thornton Mountain, Ward Mountain,

Parks:

Totem Bight State Historical Park,

Mountain Ranges:

California Ridge,

Ridges:

Slide Ridge,

Rivers:

Naha River,

Streams:

Carlanna Creek, Emma Creek, Falls Creek, First Waterfall Creek, Government Creek, Granite Creek, Hoadley Creek, Ketchikan Creek, Lunch Creek, Margaret Creek, Perseverance Creek, Second Waterfall Creek, Signal Creek, Smugglers Creek, Trollers Creek, Vallenar Creek, Walker Creek, Walsh Creek, Ward Creek, Whipple Creek, Wolf Creek,

Routes:

Carlanna Lake Trail, Coast Guard Beach Trail, Connell Lake Trail, Deer Mountain National Recreation Trail, Dude Mountain Trail, Mahoney Mountain Spur, Minerva Mountain Trail, Naha River Trail, Perseverance Trail, Silvis Lakes Traverse, Ward Lake Trail, Wolf Lake Trail,

Cities:

Carlanna, Clover Pass, Loring, Mud Bay, Peninsula Point, Pennock Island, Port Higgins, Refuge Cove, Shoreline Drive, Ward Cove,