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Seduction Point

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Location

59 ° 4' 57" N,
135 ° 18' 23" W

Region

Haines

Nearest City

Haines

Uses

Seduction Point in Detail.

About

on S tip of Chilkat Peninsula, 2.6 mi. SE of Kalhagu Cove, on Chilkat Inlet, 26 mi. S of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

So named by Capt, Vancouver (1798, v. 3, p. 248), RN, beacause of the designing nature of the Tlingits whom Joseph Whidbey encountered here, July 16 , 1794. It was called "M(ys) Seduktion," Russian Translation of the name "Seduction," on Chart 1396 of the Russian Hydrographic Dept. in 1848. Captain M. D. Tebenkov, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), recorded it as "M(ys) Soblazna," meaning "Cape Seduction," in 1852. In 1867, George Davidson, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), called the point "Seduction Tongue."

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Places Near Seduction 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, Mud Bay, Paradise Cove, Portage Cove, Pyramid Harbor, Rescue Harbor, Shiyi Bay, Tanani Bay,

Beaches:

Tanani Beach, Tlegu Beach,

Capes:

Anchorage Point, Battery Point, Chilkat Peninsula, False Battery Point, Glacier Point, Green Point, 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, 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:

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

Mountains:

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

Parks:

Chilkat Islands State Marine Park, Chilkat State Park,

Mountain Ranges:

Kakuhan Range,

Rivers:

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

Streams:

Dayehas Creek, Johnson Creek, Ludaseska Creek, Mink Creek, Ophir Creek, Sherman 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,