Information About

Gravina Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 18' 14" N,
131 ° 47' 11" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

Elevation

177 ft (53.95 m)

Gravina Island in Detail.

About

in Clarence Strait, between Revillagigedo and Prince of Wales Is., Alex. Arch. 21 miles long and 9.5 miles wide.

History

This island is the northernmost of the group named in 1792 by Don Jacinto Caamano; this name was formally applied to this island in 1793 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN). It was without doubt named for Federico Gravina, the prominent Spanish naval officer of the day (Wagner, 1937,p. 390).

Places Near Gravina Island
Areas:

Point McCartey, Upper Nickeyville,

Archipelagos:

Blank Islands,

Bars:

Bailey Rock, Bolles Ledge, California Rock, Fillmore Rock, Idaho Rock, Kelp Rocks, Lewis Reef, Lively Rock, Ohio Rock, Pennock Reef, Phocena Rocks, Pond Reef, Potter Rock, Rosa Reef, Walden Rocks,

Bays:

Port Johnson, Bald Headed Cove, Black Sand Cove, Blank Inlet, Bostwick Inlet, Clam Cove, Dall Bay, Grant Cove, Knudson Cove, Mud Bay, Nehenta Bay, Nelson Cove, Open Bay (not official), Phocana Bay, Phocena Bay, Radenbough Cove, Refuge Cove, Seal Cove, Smuggler Cove, Sylburn Harbor, Totem Bight, Vallenar Bay, Ward Cove, Whisky Cove,

Beaches:

Black Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point McCartey, Point Higgins, Adams Point, Bar Point, Blank Point, Bostwick Point, Caamano Point, Cedar Point, Charcoal Point, Dall Head, Driest Point, Gravina Point, Lewis Point, Peninsula Point, Potter Point, Rock Point, South Vallenar Point, Survey Point, Vallenar Point, Village Point, Walden Point, Windy Point,

Channels:

Clover Passage, Inside Passage, Nichols Passage, Tongass Narrow, Tongass Narrows, Tongass Narrows,

Cities:

Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Saxman,

Dams:

Carlanna Lake Dam, Ketchikan Debris Control Dam, Ketchikan Diversion Dam, Ketchikan Lakes Dam, Lake Connell Dam, North Fawn Lake Dam, Saxman Dam, Saxman Lower Reservoir Dam, South Fawn Lake Dam,

Fictional Places:

Elmo,

Hills:

Brush Hill, Cove Mountain, Judy Hill, Level Mountain, Yellow Hill,

Islands:

Betton Island, Bronaugh Islands, Channel Island, Clover Island, Danger Island, East Clump, East Island, Gravina Island, Gravina Islands, Guard Islands, Gull Island, Murdo Island, Pennock Island, Pup Island, Seal Cove Rocks, Vallenar Rock, Warburton Island, Wedge Island, Wedge Islands,

Lakes:

Bostwick Lake, Carlanna Lake, Connell Lake, Downdraft Lake, Lake Emery Tobin, Fawn Lake, Granite Basin, Harriet Hunt Lake, Lower and Upper Ketchikan Lakes, Lower Ketchikan Lake, Lake Perseverance, Scout Lake, Skaters Lake, Talbot Lake, Upper Ketchikan Lake, Ward Lake,

Mountains:

Anvil Mountain, Betton Head, Brown Mountain, Buck Mountain, Chapin Peak, Curve Mountain, Deer Mountain, Deer Mountains, Diana Mountain, Doe Mountain, Dude Mountain, Fish Mountain, Flat Mountain, High Mountain, House Mountain, Irvin Thompson Mountain, John Mountain, Juno Mountain, Minerva Mountain, Nipple Mountain, Plain Mountain, Punch Hill, The Puppets, Roy Jones Mountain, Signal Mountain, Smooth Mountain, Spot Mountain, Sullivan Mountain, Thornton Mountain, Ward Mountain,

Parks:

Black Sands Beach State Marine Park, Dall Bay State Marine Park, Totem Bight State Historical Park,

Mountain Ranges:

California Ridge,

Ridges:

Dall Ridge, Dall Ridge, Slide Ridge,

Streams:

Bostwick Creek, Carlanna Creek, First Waterfall Creek, Government Creek, Halibut Creek, Hoadley Creek, Ketchikan Creek, Lunch Creek, Perseverance Creek, Second Waterfall Creek, Signal Creek, Trollers Creek, Vallenar Creek, Walsh Creek, Ward Creek, Whipple Creek,

Routes:

Carlanna Lake Trail, Coast Guard Beach Trail, Connell Lake Trail, Deer Mountain National Recreation Trail, Dude Mountain Trail, Minerva Mountain Trail, Perseverance Trail, Silvis Lakes Traverse, Ward Lake Trail,

Cities:

Carlanna, Clover Pass, Mud Bay, Peninsula Point, Pennock Island, Port Higgins, Refuge Cove, Shoreline Drive, Ward Cove,