Information About

Douglas Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 16' 14" N,
134 ° 30' 21" W

Region

Juneau

Capes

Outer Point,

Elevation

1512 ft (460.86 m)

Uses

Douglas Island in Detail.

About

extends NW-SE between Gastineau Channel and Stephens Passage, 0.5 mi. S of Juneau, Coast Mts. 17 miles long.

History

Named by Captain Vancouver (1798, v. 3, p. 277), Royal Navy (RN), for John Douglas, who in 1791 became Bishop of Salisbury. He was the editor of Captain James Cook's journal (wagner, 1937, p. 384).

Douglas Island Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Douglas Island.

Places Near Douglas Island
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Dornin Rock, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Horse Shoal, Mendenhall Bar,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Silverbow Basin, Upper Basin,

Bays:

Admiralty Cove, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Fritz Cove, Indian Cove, Oliver Inlet, Smugglers Cove, Young Bay,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach, Young Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Entrance Point, False Arden, Point Hilda, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Norway Point, Outer Point, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Sunny Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Nugget Creek Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Pederson Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Battleship Island, Coghlan Island, Douglas Island, Indian Island, Juneau Island, Scull Island, Shaman Island, Spuhn Island, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Young Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Anderson, Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, Eagle Peak, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Mineral Hill, North Nugget Spire, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, Split Thumb, Stroller White Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Treasury Hill, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Summit,

Parks:

Oliver Inlet State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Igloo Pass,

Ridges:

Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Nugget Towers, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide,

Rivers:

Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Duck Creek, Eagle Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Fowler Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Goose Creek, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lake Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Paris Creek, Peterson Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Snowslide Creek, Steep Creek, Stink Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek, Waydelich Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Young Lake Trail,

Valleys:

Arctic Gulch, Crooked Gulch, Death Valley, Dix Gulch, Geary Gulch, Glacier Basin, Gold Creek Valley, Grouse Gulch, Hardscrabble Gulch, Icy Gulch, Impregnable Basin, Lurvey Basin, Mendenhall Valley, Nugget Gulch, Prospect Gulch, Quartz Gulch (historical), Sheep Creek Basin, Snowslide Gulch, Specimen Creek, Spring Gulch, Timber Gulch,

Cities:

Auke Bay, Douglas, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Lemon Creek, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (historical), Starr Hill, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

Alaska Chief Falls, Ebner Falls, Lost Rocker Falls, Suicide Falls,