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Kaskulu Point

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 13' 52" N,
135 ° 28' 54" W

Region

Haines

Elevation

52 ft (15.85 m)

Uses

Kaskulu Point in Detail.

About

Located on the E shore of McClellan Flats, at the head of Chilkat Inlet, 1.5 mi. W of Port Chilkoot and 17 mi. SW of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Tlingit Indian name Kashkulu Khaku meaning "'man's scalp off' point" according to Louis Shotridge, and reported in 1922 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). It was called Portage Point by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 197 and pl. 1819). This latter name was considered to be a misnomer.

Places Near Kaskulu 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, Shiyi Bay, Taiya Inlet, Taiyasanka Harbor, Tanani Bay,

Beaches:

Tanani Beach, Tlegu Beach,

Capes:

Anchorage Point, Battery Point, Chilkat Peninsula, Dok Point, 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, Zimovia Point,

Cities:

Haines,

Dams:

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

Fictional Places:

Cicely,

Glaciers:

Davidson Glacier, Garrison Glacier, Rainbow Glacier, Schubee Glacier,

Islands:

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

Lakes:

Chilkoot Lake, Connolly Lake, Devils Punch Bowl, Lily Lake, Lower Dewey Lake, Paradise Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake, Upper Dewey Lake,

Mountains:

Cathedral Peak, Mount Harding, Mount Kashagnak, Mount Rice, Mount Riley, Mount Ripinski, Sullivan Mountain, Tukgahgo Mountain, Mount Villard,

Parks:

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

Ridges:

Halutu Ridge, Ziskokadlo,

Rivers:

Chilkat River, Chilkoot River, Ferebee River, Glacier River, Katzehin River, Kicking Horse River, Takhin River,

Streams:

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

Routes:

Mount Riley Trail, Battery Point Trail, Lower Dewey Lake Loop 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,