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Chilkoot Inlet

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 13' 33" N,
135 ° 21' 28" W

Region

Haines

Uses

Chilkoot Inlet in Detail.

About

20 miles long. Heads at SE end of Takshanuk Mts., trends S to Lynn Canal S of Chilkat Is., 32 mi. S of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Named for the tribe of Tlingit Indians, who had a village at its head. It was called "False Chilkaht" or "Tschillkat Inlet" by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 199). The estuary was called "Chilcoot Inlet" by Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map).

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Places Near Chilkoot Inlet
Archipelagos:

Chilkat Islands,

Bars:

Indian Rock, Jenkins Rock, Johnson Rock, McClellan Flats,

Bays:

Carrs Cove, Chilkat Inlet, Chilkoot Inlet, Kalhagu Cove, Kelgaya Bay, Letnikof Cove, Lutak Inlet, Mud Bay, Paradise Cove, Portage Cove, Pyramid Harbor, Shiyi Bay, Taiya Inlet, Taiyasanka Harbor, Tanani Bay,

Beaches:

Tanani Beach, Tlegu Beach,

Capes:

Anchorage Point, Battery Point, Chilkat Peninsula, False Battery Point, Glacier Point, Green Point, Halutu Peninsula, Kaskulu Point, Kelgaya Point, Lehunua Point, Low Point, Nukdik Point, Seduction Point, Taiya Point, Tanani Point,

Cities:

Haines,

Dams:

Haines Army Depot Water Supply Dam, Louie Nelson Homestead Dam,

Fictional Places:

Cicely,

Glaciers:

Davidson Glacier, Rainbow Glacier, Schubee Glacier, Villard Glacier,

Islands:

Anyaka Island, Dalasuga Island, Kataguni Island, Kochu Island, Lehunua Island, Pyramid Island, Shikosi Island, Talsani Island,

Lakes:

Devils Punch Bowl, Lily Lake, Paradise Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake, Upper Dewey Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Harding, Mount Riley, Mount Ripinski, Sullivan Mountain, Mount Villard,

Parks:

Chilkat Islands State Marine Park, Chilkat State Park, Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Area,

Ridges:

Halutu Ridge,

Rivers:

Chilkat River, Ferebee River, Glacier River, Katzehin River,

Streams:

Burro Creek, Dayehas Creek, Haska Creek, Johnson Creek, Kasidaya Creek, Ludaseska Creek, Mink Creek, Shakuseyi Creek, Snyder Creek, Yeldagalga Creek,

Routes:

Mount Riley Trail, Battery Point Trail, Mount Ripinsky and 7 Mile Saddle Trail, Nahku Portage, Seduction Point Trail, Sturgill's Landing Trail,

Valleys:

Ferebee Valley,

Cities:

Chilkoot (historical), Gantegastaki (historical), Lutak, Mud Bay, Port Chilkoot, Tanani,