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Quartz Gulch (historical)

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Location

58 ° 18' 27" N,
134 ° 20' 42" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

1017 ft (309.98 m)

Uses

Quartz Gulch (historical) in Detail.

About

Destroyed by The Glory Hole mine; extended west from Silverbow Basin, 4 km (2.5 mi) east of Juneau, Coast Mountains.

History

Named by Richard Harris in 1880 because, "it contained the most goldbearing quartz I had ever seen in one gulch." (DeArmond, 1957, p35) (AK-T1/p787)

Places Near Quartz Gulch (historical)
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Cherokee Flats,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Silverbow Basin, Upper Basin,

Bays:

Doty Cove, Green Cove, Oliver Inlet, Sunny Cove,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach,

Capes:

Arden Point, Bishop Point, Cove Point, False Arden, Point Hilda, Icy Point, Norway Point, Point Salisbury, Southeast End, Sunny Point, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Annex Lakes Dam, Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, Norris Glacier, North Branch Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill,

Islands:

Douglas Island, Juneau Island, Marmion Island,

Lakes:

Annex Lakes, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Glory Lake, Oona Lake, Young Lake,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Mount Anderson, Annex Peak, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, Eagle Peak, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Guardian Mountain, Hawthorne Peak, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, Norris Mountain, North Nugget Spire, North Rhine Peak, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, South Rhine Peak, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Table Top Mountain, Thoroughfare Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Parks:

Oliver Inlet State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Ridges:

Annex Ridge, Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Hawthorne Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Norris-Taku Ridge, Nugget Towers, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Carlson Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Dupont Creek, Eagle Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Falls Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Grindstone Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Johnson Creek, Kowee Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Nugget Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Rhine Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Sheep Fork, Snowslide Creek, Stink Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail,

Valleys:

Arctic Gulch, Crooked Gulch, Death Valley, Dix Gulch, Geary Gulch, Glacier Basin, Gold Creek Valley, Goldstein Gulch, Grouse Gulch, Hardscrabble Gulch, Icy Gulch, Impregnable Basin, 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, Lemon Creek, New Boston (historical), Sikanasankian (historical), Starr Hill, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

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