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Open in The Map Calder on The Map


56 ° 10' 26" N,
133 ° 27' 47.999" W


Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Nearest City

Coffman Cove


69 ft (21.03 m)

Calder in Detail.


at mouth of Marble Creek, on E shore of Shakan Bay, on NW coast of Prince of Wales I., Alex. Arch.


This is the site of an abandoned marble quarry, first discovered in 1896 and expanded by the Alaska Marble Co. in 1904 (F. E. Wright and C. W. Wright, 1908, p. 192-195). The mining settlement obtained a post office (the name being derived from Mount Calder 6 miles to the northwest) in 1906, discontinued in 1918 (Ricks, 1965, p. 8).

Places Near Calder

Calder, Holbrook,


Helm Rock,


Port Protection, Buster Bay, Calder Bay, Clam Cove, Davidson Inlet, Devilfish Bay, Labouchere Bay, Merrifield Bay, Red Bay, Rocky Cove, Sandy Bight, Sarheen Cove, Sarkar Cove, Shakan Bay, Shipley Bay, Tokeen Bay, Tokeen Cove, Tunga Inlet, Van Sant Cove, Wooden Wheel Cove,


Point Baker, Aneskett Point, Pine Point,


Brockman Pass, Dry Pass, El Capitan Passage, Marble Passage, Tenass Pass,


Tuxkan Dam,


Protection Head, White Bluff,


Barrier Island, Barrier Islands, Bell Island, Bluff Island, Brockman Island, Burnt Island, Clam Island, Danger Island, Dead Island, Divide Island, East Rock, False Island, Flat Island, Fontaine Island, Graveyard Island, Hamilton Island, Jackson Island, Joe Mace Island, Kosciusko Island, Labouchere Island, Marble Island, Middle Island, North Island, Range Islet, Scott Island, Scow Island, Shakan Island, Spanberg Island, Station Island, Tenass Island, West Rock,


El Capitan Lake, Hole-in-the-wall, Red Lake, Shipley Lake, Sutter Lake,


Mount Calder, El Capitan Peak, Mount Francis, Holbrook Mountain, The Nipples, Perue Peak, Pyramid Peak, Red Bay Mountain, Tokeen Peak,


Joe Mace Island State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Shakan Strait,


Alder Creek, Baker Creek, Big Creek, Buster Creek, Camp Creek, Charcoal Creek, Charley Creek, Creek Number 1, Creek Number 2, Creek Number 3, Creek Number 4, Creek Number Four, Creek Number One, Creek Number Three, Creek Number Two, Duck Creek, Fisher Creek, Flicker Creek, Goose Creek, Little Creek, Marble Creek, Mud Creek, Narrow Creek, Pine Creek, Pine Creek, Red Bay Creek, Salmon Creek, Shakan Creek, Shine Creek, Short Creek, Strait Creek, Sutter Creek, Tokhini Creek,


Labouchere Bay, Point Baker, Port Alexander, Port Protection, Tokeen,