Information About

Whiting Harbor

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 2' 53" N,
135 ° 22' 10" W

Region

Sitka

Uses

Whiting Harbor in Detail.

About

formed by islands tied to Japonski I., 1 mi. W of Sitka; Alex. Arch.

History

named in 1880 by the U.S. Navy presumably for Commodore William D. Whiting, U.S. Navy (USN); published in 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 142).

Places Near Whiting Harbor
Areas:

Old Sitka Rocks, Sawmill Creek Recreational Area,

Archipelagos:

Apple Islands, Gavanski Islands, Gillmore Islands, Kutchuma Islands, Magoun Islands, Taigud Islands,

Bars:

Alexander Rock, Alice Island, Bare Rock, Black Rock, Channel Rock, Columbine Rock, Ferebee Rock, Frosty Reef, Harbor Rock, Keene Rock, Liar Rocks, Makhnati Rock, Middle Rock, Mitchell Rock, Nicholson Rocks, Rocky Patch, Rose Rock, Sentinel Rock, Shoal Island, Simpson Rock, Tsaritsa Rock, Usher Rock, Vasilief Bank,

Basins:

Billy Basin,

Bays:

Aleutkina Bay, Bear Cove, Birdsnest Bay, Camp Coogan Bay, Cedar Cove, Crab Bay, Crane Cove, Crescent Bay, Deep Inlet, DeGroff Bay, Eastern Bay, Herring Cove, Hot Springs Bay, Jamestown Bay, Kanga Bay, Katlian Bay, Kidney Cove, Kliuchevoi Bay, Krestof Sound, Leesoffskaia Bay, Marsh Bay, Mielkoi Cove, Nakwasina Bay, Nakwasina Sound, No Thorofare Bay, Pirate Cove, Promisla Bay, Redoubt Bay, Rocky Cove, Samsing Cove, Sandy Cove, Sawmill Cove, Sealing Cove, Silver Bay, Sitka Harbor, Sitka Sound, Starrigavan Bay, Symonds Bay, Thimbleberry Bay, Thomsen Harbor, Three Entrance Bay, Whitestone Cove, Whiting Harbor,

Capes:

Point Woodhouse, Point Brown, Allan Point, Cape Burunof, Creek Point, Dog Point, Eastern Point, Entry Point, Escape Cape, Halibut Point, Halleck Point, Hanus Point, Harbor Point, Inner Point, Kamenoi Point, Kresta Point, Krugloi Point, Lisianski Peninsula, Lisianski Point, Mountain Point, Neva Point, Olga Point, Partof Point, Peresheek Point, Povorotni Point, Rob Point, Silver Point, Watson Point, Whitestone Point,

Channels:

Biorka Channel, East Channel Hayward Strait, Eastern Channel, Hayward Strait, Islet Passage, Koka Island Passage, Middle Channel, Nakwasina Passage, Olga Strait, West Channel Hayward Strait, Western Channel, Whitestone Narrows,

Cities:

Sitka,

Dams:

Blue Lake Dam, Cascade Creek Dam, Indian River Dam, Sheldon Jackson College Dam,

Fictional Places:

Port Anna,

Hills:

Castle Hill,

Islands:

Aleutski Island, Ball Islets, Bamdoroshni Island, Bart Island, Battery Island, Beardslee Islands, Beehive Island, Belknap Islands, Berry Island, Bieli Rocks, Big Gavanski Island, Biorka Island, Blackbird Island, Boidarkin Island, Border Rocks, Brady Island, Breast Island, Calligan Island, Calming Island, Cannon Island, Caution Island, Chaichei Islands, Charcoal Island, Cobb Island, Crosswise Islands, Crow Island, Double Island, Dove Island, The Eckholms, Emgeten Island, Entrance Islet, Error Island, Fankuda Islet, Fassett Island, Fragrant Island, Fritz Island, Fruit Island, Fruit Islands, Gagarin Island, Galankin Island, Galkin Island, Glagolm Island, Gold Island, Gold Island, Griffith Island, Guertin Island, Guide Island, Gull Islet, Halleck Island, Hanus Islet, Harbor Island, Harris Island, Ilput Island, Impassible Island, Japonski Island, Kaiuchali Island, Kamennoi Island, Kanga Island, Kasiana Islands, Katz Island, Kayak Islands, Kirushkin Island, Kita Island, Kliuchevoi Island, Koka Island, Kolash Island, Korga Island, Krestof Island, Kulichkof Rock, Kutkan Island, Limit Island, Line Island, Little Biorka Island, Little Gavanski Island, Little Wrangell Island, Long Island, Love Island, Luce Island, Maid Island, Makhnati Island, Marshall Island, Martin Island, McClellan Group, Mertz Island, Middle Island, Mills Island, Minett Island, Mogilnoi Island, Morne Island, Naerie Rock, Nepovorotni Rocks, Neva Island, Nevski Island, Obsechki Island, Parker Group, Passage Islands, Peisar Island, Pritchard Rock, Rashimosti Island, Ring Island, Road Island, Rockwell Island, Rockwell Island, Round Island, Sasedni Island, Sheep Island, Siginaka Islands, Signal Island, Smith Island, Sosnovoi Island, Sound Islands, Stewart Island, Stewart Island, Surf Rock, Taigud Island, Torsar Island, Turning Island, The Twins, Ulinoi Island, Unishka Island, Viesokoi Rock, Virublennoi Island, Vitskari Island, Vitskari Rocks, Volga Island, Whale Island, Whitestone Rock, Wrangell Island, Zenobia Rock,

Lakes:

Beaver Lake, Cold Storage Lake, Heart Lake, Redoubt Lake, Swan Lake, Thimbleberry Lake,

Mountains:

Arrowhead Peak, Bear Mountain, Camel Mountain, Clarence Kramer Peak, Cross Mountain, Mount Dranishnikof, Eureka Mountain, Harbor Peak, Mount Katlian, Mount Kinkaid, Mount Kliuchef, Krestof Mountain, Mount Longenbaugh, Sugarloaf Mountain, Mount Verstovia,

Parks:

Magoun Islands State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Ellsworth Cut, Western Anchorage,

Mountain Ranges:

The Pyramids, The Sisters,

Ridges:

Gavan Hill,

Rivers:

Coxe River, Dranishnikov River, Indian River, Katlian River,

Streams:

Cascade Creek, Granite Creek, Kizhuchia Creek, Sawmill Creek,

Routes:

Mount Verstovia Trail, Gavan Hill Trail, Herring Cove Trail, Indian River Trail, Sitka’s Cross Trail, Starrigavan Fish Viewing Trail,

Cities:

The Redoubt (historical), Goddard,