Information About

Falls Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Falls Creek on The Map

Location

55 ° 42' 33" N,
132 ° 36' 47" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

82 ft (24.99 m)

Uses

Falls Creek in Detail.

About

On E coast of Prince of Wales Island, flows S to the Thorne River, 0.2 mi upstream form the mouth of Lava Creek, Alex. Arch. 5 miles long.

History

Descriptive name given by C. L. Sainsbury, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1956, because of "the large number of waterfalls in its center portion."