Information About

Dog Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 0' 48" N,
132 ° 49' 11" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

26 ft (7.92 m)

Uses

Dog Creek in Detail.

About

NE coast of Prince of Wales Island, flows N to Clarence Strait, SE of Kashevarof Passage, 1.6 km (1.1 mi) SE of Coffman Island and 58 km (36 mi) SSW of Wrangell, Alex. Arch. 4 miles long.

History

Local name reported in 1961 by U.S. Forest Service (USFS), probably named because of heavy chum salmon spawning in it.