Information About

Course Point

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 53' 37" N,
152 ° 28' 1" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Elevation

13 ft (3.96 m)

Uses

Course Point in Detail.

About

on Narrow Strait, 7.5 mi. NW of Kodiak, Kodiak I.

History

Translation of the name "M(ys) Kursa" (from the French "cours") given in 1839 or 1840 by Murashev and published in 1849 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1425. The name "M(ys) Povorota," meaning "turn cape," was published for this point by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 23).

Places Near Course Point
Bars:

Big Rock, Channel Rock, Cyane Rock, Discovery Rocks, Hutchinson Reef, Kalsin Reef, Nyman Spit, Refuge Rock, Saint George Rock, Skipwith Reefs, Vasilief Rock,

Bays:

Anton Larsen Bay, Balika Basin, Balika Cove, Chasovina Cove, Chiniak Bay, Cook Bay, Crab Lagoon, Duck Bay, Gibson Cove, Icon Bay, Island Bay, Knee Bay, Kodiak Harbor, Marka Bay, Marmot Bay, Mill Bay, Monashka Bay, Neva Cove, Pelenga Bay, Saint Herman Bay, Saint Herman Harbor, Saint Paul Harbor, Shahafka Cove, Shakmanof Cove, Sunny Cove, Trip Cove, Womens Bay,

Beaches:

Finny Beach, Happy Beach, Holiday Beach,

Capes:

Azimuth Point, Black Point, Broad Point, Bruhn Point, Cape Izhut, Cape Kazakof, Cape Kostromitinof, Cliff Point, Course Point, Crag Point, East Cape, Entrance Point, Frye Point, Icehouse Point, Kizhuyak Point, Miller Point, North Cape, Nyman Peninsula, Ostrof Point, Otmeloi Point, Ouzinkie Point, Pestriak Point, Sawmill Point, Seredni Point, Shakmanof Point, Shannon Point, South Point, Spruce Cape, Termination Point, Zapadni Point,

Channels:

Eastern Passage, Narrow Strait, Narrow Strait, Ouzinkie Narrows, Woody Island Channel,

Cities:

Kodiak, Ouzinkie,

Cliffs:

Lansing Bluff,

Dams:

Bettinger A Dam, City of Ouzinkie Dam, City of Ouzinkie Lower Dam, Lake Bettinger B Dam, Lake Bettinger C Dam, Lake Bettinger D Dam, Monashka Creek Dam, Pillar Creek 2 Main Dam Dike C, Pillar Creek Dam Number 2 Dike A, Pillar Creek Dam Number 3, Pillar Creek Number 1 Upper Dam A, Pillar Creek Number 1 Upper Dam B, Pillar Creek Number 2 Dike B Dam, Stovers Dam, Upper Reservoir Dam,

Fictional Places:

Franklin,

Flats:

Bell Flats,

Islands:

Alexander Island, Bird Island, Blodgett Island, Cliff Island, Crooked Island, Eider Island, Gull Island, Hanin Rock, Holiday Island, Inner Humpback Rock, Kulichkof Island, Larsen Island, Larsen Island, Long Island, Low Island, Mary Island, Near Island, Nelson Island, Parrot Island, Popof Island, Prokoda Island, Puffin Island, Queer Island, Refuge Island, Rocky Islet, Round Island, Spruce Island, Stripe Rock, Taliudek Island, Three Brothers, The Triplets, Twin Islet, Uski Island, Viesoki Island, Wooded Island, Woody Island, Zaimka Island,

Lakes:

Abercrombie Lake, Lake Aurel, Beaver Lake, Beaver Lake, Buskin Lake, Lake Caroline, Lake Catherine, Lake Cicely, Dark Lake, Dolgoi Lake, Dragonfly Lake, Elephant Lake, Genivieve Lake, Heitman Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Icehouse Lake, Island Lake, Jack Lake, Lake Lee, Lilly Lake, Lily Pond Lake, Long Lake, Lake Louise, Mission Lake, Lake Orbin, Peninsula Lake, Lake Phil, Potatopatch Lake, Salt Lake, Seldevoe Lagoon, Snag Lake, Southern Lake, Tanignak Lake, Lake Una,

Mountains:

Barometer Mountain, Cope Mountain, Devils Prongs, Erskine Mountain, Mount Herman, Monashka Mountain, Old Womens Mountain, Pillar Mountain, Pyramid Mountain,

Pillars:

Taller Pinnacle,

Ridges:

Zaimka Ridge,

Rivers:

Buskin River, Red Cloud River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Devils Creek, Monashka Creek, Panamaroff Creek, Pillar Creek, Russian Creek, Salonie Creek, Sargent Creek, Small Creek, Virginia Creek,

Routes:

Barometer Mountain Trail, Boy Scout Trail, Near Island Trail, Old Womens Mountain Trail, Pillar Mountain Trail,

Cities:

Aleksashkina, Duck Village, Mill Bay, Pestriak (historical), Womens Bay, Yelovoi (historical),