Information About

Portland Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Portland Island on The Map

Location

58 ° 20' 11" N,
134 ° 44' 22" W

Region

Juneau

Length

1.1 mi (1.77 km)

Elevation

19 ft (5.79 m)

Uses

Portland Island in Detail.

Getting There


About

trends NW in Stephens Passage, 2 mi. S of Point Louisa and 12 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. 174).

Portland Island Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Portland Island.

Places Near Portland 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, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Admiralty Cove, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Fritz Cove, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Hawk Inlet, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Pearl Harbor, 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, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Sunny Point, Symonds Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Mendenhall Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Naked Island, Portland Island, Rat Island, Scull Island, Sentinel 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, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Anderson, Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Mount Robert Barron, Snowy Mountain, Stroller White Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

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

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Boulder Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cove Creek, Duck Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fish Creek, Fowler Creek, Goose Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, Steep Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail, Young Lake Trail,

Valleys:

Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

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