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Madre de Dios Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 23' 39" N,
133 ° 8' 19" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

443 ft (135.03 m)

Uses

Madre de Dios Island in Detail.

About

between Bucareli and Trocadero Bays, on W coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.

History

Name Isla de la Madre de Dios or Mother of God Island was given to this island June 1, 1779 by Francisco Antonio Maurell (Wagner, 1937, p. 395).

Places Near Madre de Dios Island
Areas:

Millar Rocks, The Sentinels, Witness Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Alberto Islands, Diver Islands, Lively Islands, Prince of Wales Archipelago,

Bars:

Alberto Reef, Balandra Shoal, Ballena Island Shoal, Fern Reef, Fish Egg Reef, Klawock Reef, Larzatita Island Reef, Parida Island Reef, San Christoval Rock,

Bays:

Port Bagial, Port Caldera, Port Estrella, Port Refugio, Port Saint Nicholas, Adrian Cove, Big Bay, Bobs Bay, Crab Bay, Doyle Bay, Farallon Bay, Klawock Inlet, North Bay, San Alberto Bay, Shelter Cove, Shinaku Inlet, Soda Bay, Soda Bay, Trocadero Bay,

Capes:

Point Miliflores, Point Miraballes, Point Polocano, Point Providence, Point Saint Sebastian, Point Santa Lucia, Point Batan, Point Bocas, Point Cangrejo, Point Cuerbo, Point Eugenia, Point Ildefonso, Point Iphigenia, Point Lomas, Agueda Point, Canoe Point, Cape Cambon, Cape Empinado, Cape Flores, Cape Suspiro, Cayman Point, Cemetery Point, Diamond Point, Diver Point, Eagle Point, Entrance Point, Fern Point, Halibut Nose, Hassler Point, Lontana Point, Natalia Point, Perlas Point, Punta de los Almos, Punta De los Islotillos, Punta Gorda, Punta Maria Antonia, Punta Noriega, Punta Palmito, Point San Antonio, Tranquil Point, Turn Point, Point Verde,

Channels:

Cruz Pass, Meares Passage, San Christoval Channel, South Entrance, Tlevak Narrows, Ulloa Channel, Ursua Channel,

Cities:

Craig, Klawock,

Dams:

Craig Water Supply Dam, Klawock Dam, Waterfall Dam,

Islands:

Abbess Island, Balandra Island, Ballena Islands, Block Island, Bush Islets, Canas Island, Catalina Island, Clam Island, Cole Island, Coronados Islands, Craig Island, Cruz Islands, Culebrina Island, Diver Rocks, Fish Egg Island, Fort Islet, Guide Island, Hermanos Islands, Horseshoe Island, Isla Buen Ayre, Joe Island, Klawock Island, Ladrones Islands, Larzatita Island, Madre de Dios Island, Meares Island, Midway Island, Natalia Island, Parida Island, Peratrovich Island, Piedras Island, Rancheria Island, Ridge Island, Rosary Island, Round Island, San Adrian Island, San Juan Bautista Island, San Juanito Island, Santa Lucia Island, The Sentinels, Shaft Rock, Shelikof Island, Snag Island, Sombrero Island, Suemez Island, Toti Island, Tuft Rock, Ulloa Island, Unlucky Island, Verde Island, Wadleigh Island, Wadleigh Rock, The Witnesses,

Lakes:

Klawock Lake,

Mountains:

Bautista Peak, Sunny Hay Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Pass,

Rivers:

Klawock River,

Streams:

Crab Creek, Halfmile Creek, Shinaku Creek, Threemile Creek,

Routes:

Canoe Point Trail,

Cities:

Waterfall,