Information About

Glacier Point

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 6' 9" N,
135 ° 22' 56" W

Region

Haines

Tlingit Name

Sít' X'aayí

Uses

Glacier Point in Detail.

Getting There


About

on W shore of Chilkat Inlet, 1.4 mi. NE of terminus of Davidson Glacier and 25 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.


History

Named in 1869 by Commander Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), and published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 196). Lindenberg called it Lohtianoi or Icy Point in 1838 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1396.

Glacier Point Gallery

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Places Near Glacier Point
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, Rescue Harbor, Shiyi Bay, 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, Villard Glacier,

Islands:

Anyaka Island, Dalasuga Island, Eldred Rock, Kataguni Island, Kochu Island, Lehunua Island, Pyramid Island, Shikosi Island, Sullivan Island, Sullivan Rock, Talsani Island,

Lakes:

Lily Lake, Paradise Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake,

Mountains:

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

Parks:

Chilkat Islands State Marine Park, Chilkat State Park,

Rivers:

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

Streams:

Dayehas Creek, Haska Creek, Johnson Creek, Ludaseska Creek, Mink Creek, Shakuseyi Creek, Yeldagalga Creek,

Routes:

Mount Riley Trail, Battery Point Trail, Mount Ripinsky and 7 Mile Saddle Trail, Nahku Portage, Seduction Point Trail,

Cities:

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