Information About

Scrub Island

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 8' 28" N,
131 ° 34' 2" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Scrub Island in Detail.

About

Located on the west coast of Annette Island, in Port Chester, 1.1 km (0.7 mi) north-northeast of Metlakatla, Alexander Archipelago.

History

Descriptive name given in 1883 by Lieutenant Commander H E Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN). A proposal to change the name Scrub Island to The Two Sisters was submitted by the NOS in May 1977; the proposal was rejected by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (USBGN) on 12 July 1979.

Places Near Scrub Island
Archipelagos:

Blank Islands, Percy Islands,

Areas:

Cutter Rocks, Point McCartey, Upper Nickeyville,

Bars:

Ajax Reef, Bailey Rock, California Rock, Fillmore Rock, Hid Reef, Idaho Rock, Julius Reef, Kelp Rocks, Lively Rock, Martin Rock, Mastic Rock, Morse Rock, Mule Rock, Pennock Reef, Potter Rock, Sealing Reef, Spire Island Reef, Tamgas Reef, Walden Rocks, Wallace Reef,

Bays:

Port Chester, Annette Bay, Bald Headed Cove, Black Sand Cove, Blank Inlet, Bostwick Inlet, California Cove, Canoe Cove, Cascade Inlet, Clam Cove, Coho Cove, Coho Cove, Crab Bay, Dall Bay, Hassler Harbor, Hemlock Bay, Herring Bay, Kwain Bay, Nadzaheen Cove, Niquette Harbor, Radenbough Cove, Ryus Bay, Seal Cove, Smuggler Cove, Sylburn Harbor, Tamgas Harbor, Whisky Cove,

Beaches:

Black Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Percy, Point McCartey, Point White, Point Davidson, Point Arucenas, Point Davison, Angle Point, Annette Point, Bar Point, Blank Point, Bostwick Point, California Head, Carroll Point, Cedar Point, Charcoal Point, Copper Point, Crab Point, Creek Point, Dall Head, Deer Point, Driest Point, Form Point, Gravina Point, Green Point, Grey Point, Harbor Point, Inlet Point, Moss Point, Mountain Point, Pilot Point, Race Point, Reef Point, Rock Point, Sextant Point, Survey Point, Tent Point, Village Point, Walden Point, Yellow Point,

Channels:

Nichols Passage, Tongass Narrow, Tongass Narrows,

Cities:

Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Saxman,

Dams:

Chester Lake Dam, Ketchikan Debris Control Dam, Ketchikan Diversion Dam, North Fawn Lake Dam, Purple Lake Dam, Saxman Dam, Saxman Lower Reservoir Dam, South Fawn Lake Dam, Whitman Lake Dam,

Fictional Places:

Elmo,

Hills:

Judy Hill, Level Mountain, Trout Hill, Yellow Hill,

Islands:

Annette Island, Bold Island, Bronaugh Islands, Cow Island, Cynthia Island, Drug Island, East Clump, Emmet Island, Goose Tongue Island, Grass Rock, Gravina Islands, Grouse Rock, Gull Island, Harris Island, Helen Island, Hemlock Island, Hotspur Island, Hub Rock, Lewis Island, Murdo Island, Pennock Island, Pow Island, Round Island, Roy Island, Ruth Island, Scrub Island, Seal Cove Rocks, Snipe Island, Spire Island, Vegas Island, Vegas Islands, Warburton Island, Werlick Island,

Lakes:

Bostwick Lake, Cascade Lakes, Chester Lake, Crater Lake, Edgecombe Lake, Fawn Lake, Hassler Lake, Helen Todd Lake, Hussler Lake, Kwain Lake, Melanson Lake, Purple Lake, Scout Lake, Skaters Lake, Tamgas Lake, Trap Lake, Trout Lake, Whitman Lake,

Mountains:

Achilles Mountain, Agassiz Mountain, Anvil Mountain, Anvil Mountain, Berry Knoll, Between Mountain, Bingo Mountain, Black Mountain, Blunt Mountain, Buck Mountain, Bush Mountain, Chapeau Mountain, Chenango Mountain, Cone Mountain, Curve Mountain, Davison Mountain, Deer Mountain, Deer Mountains, Doe Mountain, Doe Mountain, Dubuque Mountain, Fawn Mountain, Flat Mountain, House Mountain, Irvin Thompson Mountain, Janesville Mountain, Leadville Mountain, Middle Mountain, Narrows Mountain, Nipple Mountain, Nubbins Mountain, Plain Mountain, Pop Mountain, Punch Hill, The Puppets, Purple Mountain, Red Mountain, Round Mountain, Spine Mountain, Spot Mountain, Tamgas Mountain, Tired Mountain,

Parks:

Black Sands Beach State Marine Park, Dall Bay State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Nichols Passage, Sealed Passage,

Ridges:

Bald Ridge, Dall Ridge,

Streams:

Bostwick Creek, Government Creek, Hoadley Creek, Ketchikan Creek, Whitman Creek,

Routes:

Deer Mountain National Recreation Trail, Silvis Lakes Traverse,

Cities:

Annette, Dairy, Herring Cove, Mountain Point, Pennock Island,