These maps and photos were created or acquired during scoping phases for the CBJ Natural History Project.
Watersheds (black outlines) and land ownership.
Study watershed outlined in bold.
Cretaceous aged volcanics and sedimentaries near the coast:
KJgv -Volcanic rocks of the Gravina belt, Cretaceous & Jurassic
KJg -Sedimentary & volcanic rocks of the Gravina belt, undivided, Cretaceous & Jurassic
KJgs -Sedimentary rocks of the Gravina belt, Cretaceous & JurassicEarlier, more strongly metamorphosed rocks farther inland:
Trclt -Carbonaceous slate, phyllite, & limestone, Triassic
Pzsqm -Siliceous metasedimentary rocks & marble, Paleozoic
MzPzhs -Hornblende schist & gneiss, Mesozoic & Paleozoic
Recent surficial materials:Qa -Quaternary surficial deposits
Relationship of historic mining claims to bedrock type. Old cabins, mines, prospects and trails traced from Knopf 1912. Existing trails & primary roads also shown for comparison.
Numbered cabins and claims:
1) At today’s intersection of Glacier Highway with UAS entry road
2) Today’s Anderson Building
3) Today’s Fisherman’s Bend dock site
4) Large condo complex
5) Between Waydelich and Auk Nu estuaries
6) 1000 feet north of UAS housing road. Dull & Stephens Prospect
7) In bogs along today’s Spaulding Trail. Treasury Hill Claims
8) Mapped but not described in Knopf
9) Prairie Prospect, John A. Peterson
10) West bank Mendenhall River. No road or trail in Knopf -had to be accessed by boat on high tide.
11) Today’s trap range.
12) Only 1000 feet from ice in 1910. Mendenhall Group of claims