Information About

Kelgaya Point

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 12' 51" N,
135 ° 22' 21" W

Region

Haines

Tlingit Name

Ketlg̱ax̱yé

Uses

Kelgaya Point in Detail.

About

in Chilkoot Inlet, on E shore of Chilkat Peninsula, 2.5 mi. SE of Port Chilkoot, 17 mi. SSW of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Tlingit Indian name Ketlgakhya meaning doghowl place. Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map) reported the name of this and Battery Point as Ketlrachta. Shown as Kelgaya in 1923 on International Boundary Commission (IBC) Sheet 9 (1951 atlas).

Places Near Kelgaya 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, 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, Schubee Glacier, Villard Glacier,

Islands:

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

Lakes:

Devils Punch Bowl, Lily Lake, Paradise Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake,

Mountains:

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

Parks:

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

Ridges:

Halutu Ridge, Ziskokadlo,

Rivers:

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

Streams:

Dayehas Creek, Haska Creek, Johnson Creek, Kasidaya 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,

Valleys:

Ferebee Valley,

Cities:

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