Information About

Boulder Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 32' 38" N,
134 ° 46' 55" W

Region

Juneau

Tributary to

Eagle River

Elevation

59 ft (17.98 m)

Uses

Boulder Creek in Detail.

About

flows SE to Eagle River, 2.4 mi. SW of 1962 terminus of Eagle Glacier and 21 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.;

History

Descriptive local name first recorded in 1900 on a placer claim by D. J. Stamp (DeArmond, 1957, p. 8). The name was published by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1912 (Knopf, pls. 1, 2, and 5).

Places Near Boulder Creek
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

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

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 Bridget, Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Entrance Point, False Point Retreat, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Battle Glacier, Eagle Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Thiel Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

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, Sentinel Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Adolph Knopf, Auke Mountain, Dike Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Horn Spire, McGinnis Mountain, Mustang Peak, Stroller White Mountain, Thane Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Ridges:

Icefall Spires,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Duck Creek, Fish Creek, Goose Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile 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, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

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