Information About

Fishery Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 45' 56" N,
134 ° 43' 18" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Fishery Creek in Detail.

About

flows E to Chatham Strait, 8 mi. E of mouth of Tenakee Inlet, on W coast of Admiralty I., 20 mi. N of Angoon, Alex. Arch. 13 miles long.

History

Local name reported in 1929 by U.S. Forest Service (USFS). "So named because a salmon fishing station was established at the mouth of the Creek by the Indians during the season of run" U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1883, p. 179).