Information About

Gypsum Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Gypsum Creek on The Map

Location

57 ° 53' 57" N,
134 ° 58' 56" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

30 ft (9.14 m)

Uses

Gypsum Creek in Detail.

About

flows SE to Iyoukeen Cove, 12 mi. NE of Tenakee Springs, on E coast of Chichagof I., Alex. Arch. 5.5 miles long.

History

Name reported by Wright (1908, p. 124), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "So named because a large deposit of commercial gypsum occurs along the creek." This deposit was extensively developed between 1905 and 1925.