Information About

Windfall Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 30' 56" N,
134 ° 44' 37" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

79 ft (24.08 m)

Uses

Windfall Creek in Detail.

About

flows NW to Herbert River, 2 mi. SW of terminus of Herbert Glacier and 20 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Prospectors' name found in mining records of 1891. "Windfall" was a name frequently used by early miners for creeks in this part of the country (DeArmond, 1957, p. 48).

Places Near Windfall Creek
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Mendenhall Bar, Poundstone Rock,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Eagle Harbor, Echo Cove, Fritz Cove, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Entrance Point, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Battle Glacier, Eagle Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Thiel Glacier, West Branch Taku Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Gull Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Mab Island, North Island, Portland Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Adolph Knopf, Auke Mountain, Camp 15 Peak, Dike Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Folded Towers, Horn Spire, Lone Mountain, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Mustang Peak, Stroller White Mountain, Thane Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Ridges:

Icefall Spires,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cove Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Duck Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fish Creek, Goose Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Peterson Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Steep Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Davies Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,