Information About

Basalt Knob

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 1' 50" N,
136 ° 19' 49" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

230 ft (70.1 m)

Uses

Basalt Knob in Detail.

About

On the NE shore of Lisianski Inlet, on NW coast of Ghichagof Island, in Tonagass National Forest, 34 mi. SW of Hoonah, 5.3 mi NW of Pelican, Alex. Arch.

History

Descriptive name given by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1955, "because the hill is composed of basaltic rock and is the only significant body of this rock type found on the NW part of Chichagof Island."

Places Near Basalt Knob
Areas:

Urey Rocks,

Archipelagos:

George Islands, Palmtree Islands,

Bars:

Dad Rock, Seiners Rock, South Rock, Star Rock,

Basins:

Bohemia Basin,

Bays:

Port Althorp, Bingham Cove, Canoe Cove, Constantine Cove, Cross Sound, Elfin Cove, Granite Cove, Greentop Harbor, Gull Cove, Hoktaheen Cove, Idaho Inlet, Ilin Bay, Islas Bay, Lacy Cove, Lisianski Inlet, Lost Cove, Lumber Cove, Mite Cove, Pelican Harbor, Porcupine Bay, Salt Chuck Bay, Soapstone Cove, Squid Bay, Stag Bay, Surge Bay, Takanis Bay, Zhilo Cove,

Capes:

Point Partennoi, Point Razbitie, Point Satchrun, Point Theodore, Point Urey, Point Lucan, Althorp Peninsula, Cape Bingham, Column Point, False Point, Inian Peninsula, Point Lavinia, Rock Point, Soapstone Point, South Point, Takanis Peninsula,

Channels:

Canoe Pass, Lisianski Strait, Mosquito Pass, South Inian Pass,

Cities:

Pelican,

Cliffs:

Ewe Ledge,

Dams:

Pelican Creek Dam,

Islands:

Althorp Rock, Esther Island, Gaff Rock, George Island, Greentop Island, Junction Island, Mindalina Island, Miner Island, Mite Island, Shaw Island, Shaw Islands, Sushilna Island, Tentree Island, Three Hill Island, Threenob Rock, White Crag Island, Yakobi Island,

Lakes:

Lake Cunningham, Lake Morris, Lake Helen, Lake Elfendahl, Goose Lake, Goulding Lakes, Hoktaheen Lake, Lake Smiley, Surge Lake, Takanis Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Althorp, Apex Mountain, Mount Baker, Basalt Knob, Big Chief Mountain, Bingham Peak, Crag Mountain, Craig Mountain, Mount Crowther, Cub Mountain, Mount Drake, Mount Fritz, Mount Hill, Mine Mountain, Mineral Mountain, El Nido Peak, North Mountain, Pinnacle Mountain, Pinnacle Peak, Mount Raatikainen, Takanis Peak, Tarn Mountain, Vein Mountain, Wedge Mountain, Yakobi Peak,

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Slough,

Rivers:

Porcupine River, Saltery River, Stag River, Stranger River,

Streams:

Bohemia Creek, Cann Creek, Fault Creek, Fox Creek, Hoktaheen Creek, Marble Creek, Margret Creek, Meadow Creek, Pelican Creek, Phonograph Creek, Takanis Creek,

Routes:

Takanis Lake Trail,

Cities:

Elfin Cove, Sunnyside,