Information About

Grindstone Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 12' 31" N,
134 ° 10' 47" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

59 ft (17.98 m)

Uses

Grindstone Creek in Detail.

About

Heads on the SE slope of Hawthorne Peak, flowing SE to Stephens Passage at Cherokee Flats, 1.2 mi NW of Bishop Point, 12 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts. 4.5 miles long.

History

Name first used in a mining location notice by J. G. Peterson and Chris Fuhr in 1890. The source of the name is not known (DeArmond, 1957, p. 23). Name was published in 1906 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (Spencer and Wright, pl. 37).

Places Near Grindstone Creek
Bars:

Cherokee Flats, Grizzly Bar, Oozy Flats,

Basins:

Last Chance Basin, Silverbow Basin,

Bays:

Doty Cove, Fool Inlet, Green Cove, King Salmon Bay, Limestone Inlet, Oliver Inlet, Scow Cove, Slocum Inlet, Suicide Cove, Sunny Cove, Taku Harbor, Taku Inlet,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach,

Capes:

Arden Point, Bishop Point, Circle Point, Cooper Point, Cove Point, Davidson Point, False Arden, Flat Point, Grave Point, Greely Point, Icy Point, Jaw Point, Point Salisbury, Southeast End, Station Point, Stockade Point, Taku Point, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point,

Dams:

Annex Lakes Dam, Taku Cannery Dam,

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Jamestown Hill, Taku Hill,

Islands:

Grand Island, Juneau Island, Marmion Island,

Lakes:

Annex Lakes, Bart Lake, Lake Dorothy, Glory Lake, Lieuy Lake, Taku Lake,

Mountains:

Annex Peak, Arthur Peak, Bulger Hill, Butler Peak, Cairn Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, Gastineau Peak, Groundhog Hill, Hawthorne Peak, Irving Peak, Limestone Bluffs, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, North Rhine Peak, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Roberts Peak, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, South Rhine Peak, Split Thumb, Steeple Peak, Taku Mountain, Thoroughfare Mountain, Topless Peak, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Williams Mountain,

Parks:

Oliver Inlet State Marine Park, Taku Harbor State Marine Park,

Ridges:

Annex Ridge, Gold Ridge, Hawthorne Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

King Salmon River, Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Annex Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Carlson Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Davidson Creek, Dorothy Creek, Dupont Creek, Falls Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grindstone Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Ice Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, Nevada Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Rhine Creek, Sheep Creek, Sheep Fork, Snowslide Creek, Turner Creek,

Routes:

Mount Roberts Trail,

Valleys:

Arctic Gulch, Crooked Gulch, Dix Gulch, Geary Gulch, Glacier Basin, Goldstein Gulch, Grouse Gulch, Hardscrabble Gulch, Icy Gulch, Lurvey Basin, Marmot Valley, Nugget Gulch, Prospect Gulch, Quartz Gulch (historical), Roberts Gulch, Sheep Creek Basin, Snowslide Gulch, Specimen Creek, Spring Gulch, Timber Gulch,

Cities:

Douglas, Sikanasankian (historical), Taku Harbor, Thane, Treadwell (historical),

Waterfalls:

Alaska Chief Falls, Ebner Falls, Grindstone Falls, Lost Rocker Falls, Suicide Falls,