Information About

Culebra Islands

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Culebra Islands on The Map

Location

55 ° 40' 1" N,
133 ° 26' 15" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Culebra Islands in Detail.

About

group, extends 1.6 mi., in Gulf of Esquibel, NW of Saint Philip I., Alex. Arch.

History

Spanish name given in 1775-79 by Don Juan de la Quadra and Francisco Antonio Maurelle as Isla Culebra meaning snake island. The name originally was applied to one island, but USC & GS extended the name about 1883.

Places Near Culebra Islands
Areas:

Twin Rocks, Witness Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Blanquizal Islands, Dome Islets, Gaohi Islands, Ham Islands, Harmony Islands, Maurelle Islands,

Bars:

Balandra Shoal, Beta Rock, Curacao Reef, Desconocida Reef, Fern Reef, Kabanof Rocks, Larzatita Island Reef, Moke Rock, Parida Island Reef, Peep Rock, San Christoval Rock, Sucia Ledge,

Bays:

Port Alice, Aguirre Bay, Anguilla Bay, Garcia Cove, Guhao Inlet, Gulf of Esquibel, Indian Garden Bay, Jinhi Bay, Kaguk Cove, Karheen Cove, Kelly Cove, Nagasay Cove, Nichin Cove, Nossuk Bay, Salt Lake Bay, San Alberto Bay, Sea Otter Sound, Squam Bay, Steamboat Bay, Tonowek Bay, Warm Chuck Inlet, Yahku Cove,

Capes:

Point Marabilla, Point Polocano, Point Saint Isidor, Point Saint Thomas, Point San Francisco, Point San Pasqual, Point Santa Gertrudis, Point Santa Lucia, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Santa Theresa, Point Swift, Point Aguirre, Point Amargura, Point Animas, Point Cuerbo, Point Delgada, Point Desconocida, Point Espada, Point Garcia, Point Ildefonso, Point Incarnation, Agueda Point, Ahtun Point, Arrecife Point, Arrecite Point, Bay Point, Blanquizal Point, Bobs Point, Fern Point, Guktu Point, Istku Point, Kauda Point, Palisade Point, Reef Point, Snail Point, Steamboat Point, Surf Point, Sword Point, Turn Point,

Channels:

Bocas De Finas, Cruz Pass, Karheen Passage, Launch Passage, Portillo Channel, Saint Nicholas Channel, San Christoval Channel, Sonora Passage, Tonowek Narrows, Tuxekan Narrows,

Cliffs:

Derrumba Ridge, Tonowek Ridge, White Cliff,

Hills:

Isidor Hill,

Islands:

Abrejo Rocks, Alargate Rocks, Anguilla Island, Animas Island, Arboles Island, Bushtop Island, Camp Island, Caracol Island, Catalina Island, Chapin Island, Clump Island, Cob Island, Cruz Islands, Culebra Islands, Dasani Islands, Eagle Island, East San Lorenzo Island, Escurial Island, Esquibel Island, Flotilla Island, Garcia Island, Garden Island, Garita Rock, Gas Rock, Hacha Island, Heceta Island, Hermagos Islands, Hermanos Islands, Isleta, Kubanof Rock, Larzatita Island, Lulu Island, Marabilla Island, Palisade Island, Parida Island, Phillips Rock, Piedras Island, Point Swift Rock, Point Swift Rock, Quitasueno Rock, Rosary Island, Saint Philip Island, San Clemente Island, San Fernando Island, San Francisco Island, San Lorenzo Islands, Santa Lucia Island, Shaft Rock, Sigh Islands, Sombrero Island, Sonora Island, Suhti Island, Tonina Island, Trasera Island, Trim Island, Tuft Rock, Turtle Island, Tuxekan Island, Twocrack Island, West San Lorenzo Island, The Witnesses,

Lakes:

Butterball Lake, Chuck Lake, Crooked Lake, Hook Lake, Island Lake, Jay Lake, Karheen Lakes, Marsh Lake, Mink Lake, Mint Lake, Scott Lagoon,

Mountains:

Bald Mountain, Cone Peak, Timber Knob,

Streams:

Chuck Creek, East Fork Tonowek Creek, Karheen Creek, Marsh Creek, Mink Creek, Shaheen Creek, Tonowek Creek,

Cities:

Karheen (historical), Port Alice,