Information About

Killisnoo Harbor

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 27' 45" N,
134 ° 33' 44" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Killisnoo Harbor in Detail.

About

2.5 mi. S of Angoon, on W coast of Admiralty I.; Alex. Arch.

History

corruption of a Tlingit Indian word which is appearently another form of "Khutz-n'hu" meaning "bear fort." reported the Indian name for the harbor as "Koteosok" (U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), 1883, p. 176). Killisnoo about 1882.