Information About

Betton Island

Quick Facts

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55 ° 31' 1" N,
131 ° 48' 4" W


Ketchikan Gateway

Nearest City



4.3 mi (6.92 km)


180 ft (54.86 m)

Betton Island in Detail.


at W entrance to Behm Canal, Alex. Arch.


Named in 1793 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), "after Roderick Betton, a sailor who was badley wounded in a fight with the Indians August 12, 1793" (Wagner, 1937, p. 431). This name was werroneously published as "Beatons" on Captain Vancouver's chart.

Places Near Betton Island

Tatoosh Islands,


Tatoosh Rocks, Upper Nickeyville,


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


Port Stewart, Bald Headed Cove, Bond Bay, Bushy Point Cove, Clam 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,


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


Clover Passage, Inside Passage, Tongass Narrow, Tongass Narrows, Tongass Narrows,


Ketchikan, Saxman,


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

Fictional Places:



Brush Hill, Cove Mountain, Level Mountain,


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


Bostwick Lake, Carlanna Lake, Cessnun Lakes, Connell Lake, Lake Emery Tobin, Fawn Lake, Fawn Lake, Fawn Lake, Granite Basin, Harriet Hunt Lake, Helm Lake, Lower and Upper Ketchikan Lakes, Lower Ketchikan Lake, Lower Wolf Lake, Margaret Lake, Lake Perseverance, Roosevelt Lagoon, Scout Lake, Smugglers Lake, Talbot Lake, Upper Ketchikan Lake, Upper Wolf Lake, Ward Lake,


Betton Head, Brown Mountain, Curve Mountain, Deer Mountain, Deer Mountains, Diana Mountain, Dude Mountain, Fish Mountain, Gold Mountain, High Mountain, House Mountain, Irvin Thompson Mountain, Juno Mountain, Mount Marr, Minerva Mountain, Signal Mountain, Sullivan Mountain, Thornton Mountain, Ward Mountain,


Totem Bight State Historical Park,

Mountain Ranges:

California Ridge,


Slide Ridge,


Naha River,


Carlanna 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,


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


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