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Jarvis Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 30' 25" N,
132 ° 32' 57" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

105 ft (32 m)

Uses

Jarvis Island in Detail.

About

near entrance to Twelvemile Arm Kasaan Bay, on E coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named for Lieutenant Daniel Henry Jarvis, U.S. Revenue-Cutter Service (USRCS), commander of the revenue cutter Bear, who conducted an overland expedition for the relief of the whalin g fleet imprisoned by the ice in the vicinity of Point Barrow in 1897-1898; published in 1910 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).

Places Near Jarvis Island
Bays:

Baronovichs Bay, Clark Bay, Coal Bay, Forss Cove, Goose Bay, Harris River Bay, Hollis Anchorage, Karta Bay, Kina Cove, Linney Bay, Little Coal Bay, Little Goose Bay, McKenzie Inlet, Mills Bay, Paul Bight, Polk Inlet, Poor Man Bay, Skowl Arm, Smith Cove, Smith Lagoon, Thorne Bay, Tolstoi Bay, Twelvemile Arm, Twelvemile Arm Kasaan Bay, Twelvemile Bay, Windfall Harbor,

Capes:

Adams Point, Alder Point, Althouse Point, Baker Point, Kasaan Peninsula, Khayyam Point, Mound Point, Outer Point, Sandy Point, Thorne Head, Thumb Point, Tolstoi Point,

Channels:

Connection Pass,

Cities:

Kasaan,

Dams:

Salt Chuck Mine Dam,

Hills:

North Pole Hill,

Islands:

Berry Island, Cat Island, East Sentinel Island, Jarvis Island, Kasaan Island, Loy Island, McKenzie Rock, Peacock Island, Pen Island, Round Island, Tolstoi Island, West Sentinel Island,

Lakes:

Lake Number Three, Lake Number Three, Angel Lake, Copper Center Lake, Lake Ellen, Foot Lake, Ives Lake, Karta Lake, Kina Lake, Lindeman Lake, Loon Lake, Lake Mary, North Lake, Old Franks Lake, Power Lake, Rock Lake, Salmon Lake, Setter Lake, Water Lake, Wolf Lake,

Mountains:

Granite Mountain, Jacobs Mountain, Kasaan Mountain, Rush Peak, Tolstoi Mountain,

Rivers:

Harris River, Karta River, Thorne River,

Streams:

Andersen Creek, Cabin Creek, Cave Creek, Deer Creek, Dog Salmon Creek, Falls Creek, Flagstaff Creek, Goose Creek, Gravelly Creek, Halfmile Creek, Hundred Thousand Creek, Indian Creek, Kina Creek, Linkum Creek, Maybeso Creek, McGilvery Creek, Monument Creek, Old Franks Creek, Old Tom Creek, Omar Creek, Paul Young Creek, Polk Creek, Poor Man Creek, Rock Creek, Twelvemile Creek, Virginia Creek,

Cities:

Hollis, Hollis (historical), Old Kasaan, Polk Inlet, Salt Chuck, Thorne Bay, Tolstoi Bay (historical),