Information About

Gull Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 30' 3" N,
134 ° 51' 56" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Gull Island in Detail.

Getting There


About

in Favorite Channel, 3.5 mi. NW of Pearl Harbor and 22 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.


History

Named in 1880 by Captain L. A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN) and published by US@C&GS in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 195). The island was so named because "it was covered by sea gulls."

Gull Island Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Gull Island.

Places Near Gull Island
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Poundstone Rock, Vanderbilt Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Eagle Harbor, Echo Cove, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Howard Bay, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Bridget, Auke Cape, Barlow Point, False Point Retreat, Point Howard, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Glaciers:

Eagle Glacier, Thiel Glacier,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Gull Island, Hump Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Lincoln Island, Little Island, Mab Island, North Island, Portland Island, Ralston Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Adolph Knopf, Auke Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Lone Mountain, Thane Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Auke Nu Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Goose Creek, Lena Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Davies Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Lena Beach, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,