Information About

Flagstaff Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Flagstaff Creek on The Map

Location

55 ° 33' 39" N,
132 ° 38' 20" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

112 ft (34.14 m)

Uses

Flagstaff Creek in Detail.

About

Heads on Granite Mtn., on E coast of Prince of Wales Island, flowing N to Little Salmon Lake, Alex. Arch. 3.6 miles long.

History

Named by C. L. Sainsbury, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1956, for the Flagstaff Mine located in its valley. Sainsbury stated, "The name as such is not in local usage, but is always referred to as the 'creek that flows past.'"