Letnikof Cove

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 59 ° 10' 38" N, 135 ° 23' 49" W
  • Region: Haines
  • Nearest City: Haines
  • Uses:
  • Parent: Chilkat Inlet

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Getting There
From Haines, take 3rd Ave south, it will turn into Small Tract Rd, or you can turn left to Mud Bay Rd for a more scenic drive. Either way Small Tract will merge with Mud Bay Rd. Proceed down Mud Bay Rd until you're at Letnikof Cove.

About
on SW coast of Chikat Peninsula, 1.6 mi. N of Kochu I., in Chilkat Inlet, 19 mi. SW of Skagway; Coast Mts.
Letnikof Cove is just down from Haines on the Chilkat Peninsula. It's home to a little cannery and boat launch, serving as a put in for Chilkat Inlet.

History
named "B(ukhta) Letnikov," meaning "Letnikov Cove," on the 1848 Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1396. Letnikoff Cove by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 197).
Naming: Originally named "B[ukhta] Letnikov," meaning Letnikov Cove, on the 1848 Russian Hydrographic Department Chart 1396. If was published as Letnikoff Cove by USC&GS in the 1883 Coast Pilot (page 197).

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