Information About

El Capitan Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 56' 2" N,
133 ° 19' 5" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

82 ft (24.99 m)

Uses

El Capitan Island in Detail.

About

in El Capitan Passage, between Orr and Prince of Wales Is., Alex. Arch. 3.5 miles long.

History

Named in 1932 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) because "This is the largest island in the passage and the name is especially appropriate * * *." El Capitan is Spanish meaning "the captain."

Places Near El Capitan Island
Archipelagos:

Gaohi Islands, Ham Islands, Kleiti Islands, Kussu Islands,

Bars:

Fir Rock, Kabanof Rocks, Peep Rock,

Bays:

Chusini Cove, Clam Cove, Cyrus Cove, Davidson Inlet, Devilfish Bay, Guhao Inlet, Gutchi Cove, Indian Garden Bay, Jinhi Bay, Kaguk Cove, Kahli Cove, Kaigao Cove, Kaikli Cove, Karheen Cove, Little Naukati Bay, Naukati Bay, Nichin Cove, Nossuk Bay, Nundei Cove, Rocky Cove, Sarheen Cove, Sarkar Cove, Sea Otter Sound, Squam Bay, Surku Cove, Tokeen Bay, Tokeen Cove, Tonowek Bay, Tunga Inlet, Warm Chuck Inlet, Yahku Cove,

Capes:

Point Swift, Ahtun Point, Aneskett Point, Dargun Point, Guktu Point, Istku Point, Kaigao Point, Kaishi Point, Kauda Point, Kinani Point, Kugun Point, Kussan Point, Kutegi Point, Kwati Point, Sarkar Point, Shikat Point, Tahka Point, Turn Point, White Point,

Channels:

Brockman Pass, El Capitan Passage, Karheen Passage, Marble Passage, Skookumchuck, Tenass Pass, Tonowek Narrows, Tuxekan Narrows, Tuxekan Passage, White Cliff Passage,

Cliffs:

Tonowek Ridge, White Cliff,

Flats:

Kladein Flats,

Hills:

Pin Peak,

Islands:

Aikens Rock, Brockman Island, Burnt Island, Camp Island, Cap Island, Chapin Island, Clam Island, Clump Island, Cob Island, Dasani Islands, Dot Island, Dove Island, Eagle Island, El Capitan Island, Elghi Island, Flat Island, Fontaine Island, Fox Rock, Garden Island, Graveyard Island, Hamilton Island, Hauti Island, Heceta Island, Hoot Island, Hub Rock, Kassan Islands, Keski Island, Klinau Island, Knob Island, Kubanof Rock, Marble Island, North Island, Orr Island, Owl Island, Point Swift Rock, Point Swift Rock, Rookery Islands, San Island, Sangao Island, Scott Island, Scow Island, Sigh Islands, Singa Island, Spanberg Island, Staney Island, Suhti Island, Teal Island, Tenass Island, Trim Island, Tuxekan Island, Twin Islands, Village Rock, White Cliff Island,

Lakes:

Chuck Lake, Crooked Lake, Hook Lake, Island Lake, Jay Lake, Karheen Lakes, Marsh Lake, Mink Lake, Neck Lake, Salt Water Lagoon, Sarkar Lake, Scott Lagoon, Shipley Lake, Sutter Lake,

Mountains:

Holbrook Mountain, The Nipples, Pyramid Peak, Staney Cone, Tokeen Peak, Twin Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Shakan Strait, Skookumschuck,

Streams:

Big Creek, Chuck Creek, East Fork Tonowek Creek, Gutchi Creek, Karheen Creek, Marsh Creek, Mink Creek, Naukati Creek, Sarkar Creek, Shaheen Creek, Shakan Creek, Staney Creek, Sutter Creek, Tokhini Creek, Tonowek Creek, Yatuk Creek,

Cities:

Deweyville (historical), Holbrook (historical), Karheen (historical), Naukati Bay, New Tokeen, Tokeen, Tuxekan (historical), Whale Pass,