Information About

Rat Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 14' 4" N,
134 ° 54' 51" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Rat Island in Detail.

About

off NW coast of Mansfield Peninsula at mouth of Funter Bay, 0.6 mi. S of Clear Point and 19 mi. SW of Juneau, Alex. Arch. 0.1 mile wide.

History

Named by Lieutenant Commander H. B. Mansfield, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1890 and published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 161).

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Places Near Rat Island
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Cohen Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Hanus Reef, Horse Shoal, North Ledge,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Barlow Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Funter Bay, Game Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Hawk Inlet, Howard Bay, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Piledriver Cove, Pileriver Cove, Shelter Cove, Swanson Harbor, Tee Harbor, Whitestone Harbor,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Augusta, Barlow Point, Clear Point, Point Couverden, False Arden, False Point Retreat, Hawk Point, Point Howard, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Point Marsden, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

Sharp Ledge,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Ansley Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Couverden Island, Couverden Rock, Entrance Island, Gauge Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Naked Island, Portland Island, Rat Island, Rocky Island, Shelter Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock,

Lakes:

Peterson Lake, Shelter Lake,

Mountains:

Auke Mountain, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, Mount Robert Barron, Snowy Mountain,

Parks:

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

Streams:

Bear Creek, Cordwood Creek, Fowler Creek, Goose Creek, Greens Creek, Lena Creek, Suntaheen Creek, Tee Creek, Wheeler Creek,

Routes:

Bear Creek Trail,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Fairhaven, Funter, Hawk Inlet, Lena Beach, Tee Harbor,