Information About

Coronados Islands

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Coronados Islands on The Map

Location

55 ° 26' 12" N,
133 ° 6' 35" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

46 ft (14.02 m)

Uses

Coronados Islands in Detail.

About

group, extends 1.5 mi. between Bucareli Bay and Port Saint Nicholas, on W coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Spanish name given in 1775-79 by Don Juan de la Bodega y Quadra and Francisco Antonio Maurelle as "Islas Coronados," meaning "priest islands." Lieutenant Don Jacinto Caamano called them "Islas Gallegas" in 1792.

Places Near Coronados Islands
Areas:

Witness Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Alberto Islands, Lively Islands, Prince of Wales Archipelago,

Bars:

Alberto Reef, Balandra Shoal, Ballena Island Shoal, Fern Reef, Fish Egg Reef, Klawock Reef, Parida Island Reef, San Christoval Rock,

Bays:

Port Bagial, Port Caldera, Port Estrella, Port Refugio, Port Saint Nicholas, Adrian Cove, Big Bay, Crab Bay, Doyle Bay, Klawock Inlet, San Alberto Bay, Shelter Cove, Shinaku Inlet, Soda Bay, Soda Bay, Trocadero Bay,

Capes:

Point Miliflores, Point Miraballes, Point Polocano, Point Providence, Point Saint Sebastian, Point Batan, Point Bocas, Point Cuerbo, Point Eugenia, Point Ildefonso, Point Iphigenia, Point Lomas, Agueda Point, Canoe Point, Cape Cambon, Cape Empinado, Cape Flores, Cape Suspiro, Cemetery Point, Diamond Point, Eagle Point, Entrance Point, Fern Point, Hassler Point, Natalia Point, Perlas Point, Punta de los Almos, Punta De los Islotillos, Punta Gorda, Punta Maria Antonia, Punta Noriega, Punta Palmito, Point San Antonio, Tranquil Point, Turn Point, Point Verde,

Channels:

Cruz Pass, Meares Passage, North Entrance, North Pass, South Entrance, Tlevak Narrows, Ulloa Channel, Ursua Channel,

Cities:

Craig, Klawock,

Dams:

Craig Water Supply Dam, Klawock Dam, Waterfall Dam,

Islands:

Abbess Island, Balandra Island, Ballena Islands, Block Island, Bush Islets, Canas Island, Catalina Island, Clam Island, Cole Island, Coronados Islands, Craig Island, Cruz Islands, Culebrina Island, Fish Egg Island, Hermanos Islands, Isla Buen Ayre, Joe Island, Klawock Island, Ladrones Islands, Madre de Dios Island, Meares Island, Midway Island, Natalia Island, Parida Island, Peratrovich Island, Piedras Island, Prince of Wales Island, Rancheria Island, Ridge Island, Rosary Island, Round Island, San Adrian Island, San Juan Bautista Island, San Juanito Island, Shaft Rock, Shelikof Island, Snag Island, Sombrero Island, Toti Island, Tuft Rock, Ulloa Island, Unlucky Island, Verde Island, Wadleigh Island, Wadleigh Rock, The Witnesses,

Lakes:

Big Salt Lake, Black Lake, Klawock Lake, Lake Saint Nicholas,

Mountains:

Bautista Peak, Sunny Hay Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Pass, North Pass Sukkwan Strait,

Rivers:

Klawock River,

Streams:

Crab Creek, Halfmile Creek, Shinaku Creek, Soda Creek, Threemile Creek,

Routes:

Canoe Point Trail,

Cities:

Waterfall,