Mt. Roberts from Evergreen Cemetery

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Mt. Roberts from Evergreen Cemetery

Mt. Roberts from Evergreen Cemetery.

Mt. Maria is on the left and Gold Ridge of Mt. Roberts is the mostly level ridge at the skyline. The Cross is in the Catholic section of the cemetery with the top of Snowslide Gulch at the eastern end of Last Chance Basin visible above the top of it. The Mt. Roberts Tramway upper terminal platform is visible at the upper right. Evergreen Cemetery is located at the foot of Mt. Juneau and has close to 6,200 recorded burials.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 2:25 p.m. AST, February 22, 2010, © 2010

Snowslide Gulch

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Snowslide Gulch at the eastern end of Last Chance Basin

Snowslide Gulch  at the eastern end of Last Chance Basin.

Last Chance Basin is separated by a spur ridge of Mt. Roberts from downtown Juneau, Alaska. Gold Creek (looking upstream) is in the foreground and the north end of Gold Ridge on Mt. Roberts is at the upper right. The vertical distance from Gold Creek at 340 feet above sea level (MLLW) at the camera, to the top of the gulch at 2,260 feet, is 1,920 ft. The Jualpa Camp of the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co. is out of the picture on the right. Snowslide Gulch is formed by the Silverbow Fault which stretches west from Silver Bow Basin on the other side of Snowslide Gulch, to the northwest end of Douglas Island. The fault forms the gap for Gold Creek between Mt. Juneau and Mt. Maria which is at the NW end of the spur ridge of Mt. Roberts.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 5:42 p.m. ADT, May 29, 2008, © 2008

Mt. Roberts in the Evening Sun

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Mt. Roberts in the Evening Sun

Mt. Roberts in the Evening Sun.

The Holland America cruise ship Ryndam is on the left at the Alaska Steamship dock
and Princess Cruises’ Dawn Princess is on the right at the Cruise Ship Terminal.

Picture by David Kent, 7:02 p.m. ADT, May 23, 2008, © 2008