Information About

Bird Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Bird Island on The Map

Location

58 ° 29' 25" N,
134 ° 50' 53" W

Region

Juneau

Length

250 ft (76.2 m)

Elevation

60 ft (18.29 m)

Uses

Bird Island in Detail.

Getting There


About

in Favorite Channel, 2.4 mi. NW of Pearl Harbor and 20 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.


History

Named by Captain L. A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1880 and published in 1883 on U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) Chart 728.

Places Near Bird Island
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Poundstone Rock, Vanderbilt Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Eagle Harbor, Echo Cove, Fritz Cove, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Bridget, Auke Cape, Barlow Point, False Point Retreat, Point Howard, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Glaciers:

Eagle Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Gull Island, Hump Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Lincoln Island, Little Island, Mab Island, North Island, Portland Island, Ralston Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Adolph Knopf, Auke Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, Thane Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Goose Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Davies Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Lena Beach, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,