Information About

Eagle River

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 31' 37" N,
134 ° 49' 18" W

Region

Juneau

Tributary to

Favorite Channel

Tributaries

Boulder Creek,

Uses

Eagle River in Detail.

About

heads in unnamed lake S of 1962 terminus of Eagle Glacier and flows SW to unnamed bay on Favorite Channel, 2 mi. N of Dotsons Landing and 20 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts. 5 miles long.

History

Name derived from Eagle Glacier, which it drains, and published in 1906 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (Spencer and Wright, p. 129). Early miners called this stream Glacier River and Sitk Creek (DeArmond, 1957, p. 17).

Places Near Eagle River
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Mendenhall Bar, Poundstone Rock, Vanderbilt Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Berners Bay, Bridget Cove, Eagle Harbor, Echo Cove, Fritz Cove, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Saint Mary, Point Bridget, Auke Cape, Barlow Point, False Point Retreat, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Glaciers:

Eagle Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Thiel Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Gull Island, Hump Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Lincoln Island, Mab Island, North Island, Portland Island, Ralston Island, Sentinel Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Adolph Knopf, Auke Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Horn Spire, Thane Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Ridges:

Icefall Spires,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cove Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Goose Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Peterson Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Davies Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Spaulding Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Amalga (historical), Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Lena Beach, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,