Information About

Hump Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 27' 36" N,
134 ° 59' 2" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

46 ft (14.02 m)

Uses

Hump Island in Detail.

About

on Lynn Canal, 1 mi. S of Lincoln I. and 23 mi. NW of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Descriptive name given by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1869, due to its humped appearance, and published as "Hump Islet" by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 194).

Places Near Hump Island
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Cohen Reef, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock, Vanderbilt Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Barlow Cove, Boat Harbor, Bridget Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Echo Cove, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Howard Bay, Huffman Harbor, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Saint James Bay, Shelter Cove, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Whidbey, Barlow Point, Clear Point, False Point Retreat, Point Howard, Point Lena, Mansfield Peninsula, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Saint James Point, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Cohen Island, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Hump Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Lincoln Island, Little Island, Lynn Sisters, Mab Island, Naked Island, North Island, Ralston Island, Sentinel Island, Shelter Island, Star Rock, Strauss Rock,

Lakes:

Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Teardrop Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Golub, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, Thane Mountain,

Parks:

Funter Bay State Marine Park, Saint James Bay State Marine Park, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Davies Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Davies Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Cities:

Dobson Landing, Funter, Saint Terese,