Information About

Chilkat Islands

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 1' 50" N,
135 ° 15' 57" W

Region

Haines

Elevation

95 ft (28.96 m)

Uses

Chilkat Islands in Detail.

About

group of islands at N end of Lynn Canal, 2.5 mi. NE of Sullivan I., and 30 mi. S of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1880 by Captain La. A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), and published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Alaska Coast Pilot (p. 196). The islands include Kataguni, Shikosi, Anyaka, and Talsani Islands.

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