Information About

Rapids Point

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 27' 15" N,
135 ° 33' 24" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

279 ft (85.04 m)

Uses

Rapids Point in Detail.

About

5 mi. N of Fish Bay, in Peril Strait, on Chichagof I., 29 mi. NW of Sitka, Alex. Arch.

History

Named by W. H. Dall U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) and published in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 163). "Named for North Rapid in Rose Channel which is caused by the change in tides and which is located abreast of this point."

Places Near Rapids Point
Bars:

Brad Rock, Channel Rocks, Columbine Rock, Cozian Reef, Deadman Reach, Dolph Rock, E Francis Rock, Ford Rock, Hoggatt Reefs, Kakul Rock, Midway Rock, Nixon Shoal, Wayanda Ledge, Wyvill Reef,

Bays:

Baby Bear Bay, Bear Bay, Bradshaw Cove, Deep Bay, Favorite Anchorage, Fick Cove, Fish Bay, Gilmer Cove, Goose Cove, Haley Anchorage, Krestof Sound, Launch Cove, Liesnoi Shoal, Louise Cove, Nakwasina Bay, Nismeni Cove, North Arm Hoonah Sound, Patterson Bay, Poison Cove, Rodman Bay, Saint John Baptist Bay, Salmonberry Cove, Schulze Cove, Sinitsin Cove, Sukoi Inlet, Sukon Strait, Suloia Bay, Ushk Bay, Whitestone Cove,

Capes:

Point Marie, Point Sinbad, Point Siroi, Point Kakul, Allan Point, Arthur Point, Duffield Peninsula, Emmons Point, Fish Point, Haley Point, Hayward Point, Island Point, Middle Point, Mountain Head, Near Point, Nismeni Point, Pedersen Point, Pinta Head, Pogibshi Point, Range Point, Rapids Point, Rock Point, Rodgers Point, Schulze Head, Scraggy Point, Sergius Point, Shoal Point, Struya Point, Sukoi Point, Suloia Point, Ushk Point, White Cliff Point, Whitestone Point, Yellow Point, Zeal Point,

Channels:

Adams Channel, Canoe Pass, Hoonah Sound, Kakul Narrows, Nakwasina Passage, Neva Strait, Rose Channel, Sergins Narrows, Sergius Channel, South Arm Hoonah Sound, Whitestone Narrows,

Islands:

Arthur Island, Arthur Island, Bart Island, Bear Bay Island, Big Island, Big Rose Island, Broad Island, East Francis Rock, Elovoi Island, Emmons Island, Entrance Island, Goloi Islands, Grasstop Rock, Haley Rocks, Highwater Island, Hoggatt Island, Kane Islands, Krugloi Islands, Krugloi Islands, Lauf Islands, Liesnoi Island, Limit Island, Little Island, Little Rapids Island, Little Rose Island, Otstoia Island, Partofshikof Island, Piper Island, Povorotni Island, Prolewy Rock, Rapids Island, Round Island, Scraggy Islands, Sinitsin Island, Suloia Islet, Suloia Rock, Vixen Islands, W Francis Rock, West Francis Rock, Whitestone Rock,

Lakes:

Lake Suloia,

Parks:

Big Bear - Baby Bear State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Sergius Narrows, South Arm Hoonah Sound,

Mountain Ranges:

Moore Mountains,

Rapids:

North Rapid, Southern Rapids,

Streams:

Fish Bay Creek, Range Creek, Rodman Creek,

Cities:

Fort Saint Michael (historical),