Information About

Horse Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 15' 6" N,
134 ° 43' 33" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

30 ft (9.14 m)

Uses

Horse Island in Detail.

About

in Stephens Passage off the E coast of Mansfield Peninsula, 12 mi. SW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Apparently named in 1890 by Lieutenant Commander H. B. Mansfield, U.S. Navy (USN) and published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 150).

Horse Island Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Horse Island.

Places Near Horse Island
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Horse Shoal, Mendenhall Bar,

Basins:

Lower Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Admiralty Cove, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Fritz Cove, Funter Bay, Game Cove, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Hawk Inlet, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Piledriver Cove, Pileriver Cove, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Young Bay,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach, Young Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Clear Point, Entrance Point, False Arden, Hawk Point, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Point Marsden, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Outer Point, Piling Point, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Sunny Point, Symonds Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Gauge Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Portland Island, Rat Island, Scull Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Peterson Lake, Shelter Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Anderson, Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Eagle Peak, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Mount Robert Barron, Saddle Mountain, Snowy Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Funter Bay State Marine Park, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Cove Creek, Duck Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fish Creek, Fowler Creek, Goose Creek, Greens Creek, Hendrickson Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Peterson Creek, Steep Creek, Tee Creek, Waydelich Creek, Wheeler Creek,

Routes:

Bear Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Young Lake Trail,

Valleys:

Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Funter, Hawk Inlet, Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, Tee Harbor,