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Shakmanof Point

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 55' 12" N,
152 ° 35' 29" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Elevation

98 ft (29.87 m)

Uses

Shakmanof Point in Detail.

About

E point of entrance to Shakmanof Cove, 12 mi. NW of Kodiak, Kodiak I.

History

Named "M(ys) Shakhmanova," "Cape Shakmanov," by Murashev in 1839 or 1840 and published in 1849 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1425. Called "M(ys) Chiniak" or "Cape Chiniak," by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 23). "Riph Point" was Baker's (1906 p. 565) transliteration of Captain Tebenkov's word for "reef."

Places Near Shakmanof Point
Bars:

Big Rock, Cyane Rock, Danger Reef, Discovery Rocks, Ilkognak Rock, Nyman Spit, Shag Rocks, Skipwith Reefs, Village Reefs,

Bays:

Afognak Bay, Anton Larsen Bay, Back Bay, Balika Basin, Balika Cove, Duck Bay, Fox Bay, Gibson Cove, Island Bay, Knee Bay, Kodiak Harbor, Marka Bay, Mary Anderson Bay, Monashka Bay, Neva Cove, Pelenga Bay, Saint Herman Bay, Saint Herman Harbor, Saint Paul Harbor, Selezen Bay, Shakmanof Cove, Sharatin Bay, Sunny Cove, Trip Cove, Womens Bay,

Beaches:

Finny Beach, Holiday Beach,

Capes:

Afognak Point, Azimuth Point, Bare Point, Bird Point, Black Point, Cape Kazakof, Cape Kostromitinof, Cliff Point, Course Point, Crag Point, Dirovati Point, Dolphin Point, Entrance Point, Far Point, Frye Point, Graveyard Point, Head Point, Inner Point, Kekur Point, Kizhuyak Point, Last Point, Lipsett Point, North Cape, Nyman Peninsula, Opasni Point, Orient Point, Otmeloi Point, Otrubistoi Point, Ouzinkie Point, Pestriak Point, Posliedni Point, Rivermouth Point, Selezen Point, Seredni Point, Settlement Point, Shakmanof Point, Shannon Point, Termination Point, Three Pillar Point, Yuzhni Point, Zapadni Point,

Channels:

Eastern Passage, Narrow Strait, Narrow Strait, Ouzinkie Narrows,

Cities:

Kodiak, Ouzinkie,

Dams:

Bettinger A Dam, City of Ouzinkie Dam, City of Ouzinkie Lower Dam, Lake Bettinger B Dam, Lake Bettinger C Dam, Lake Bettinger D Dam, Monashka Creek Dam, Pillar Creek 2 Main Dam Dike C, Pillar Creek Dam Number 2 Dike A, Pillar Creek Dam Number 3, Pillar Creek Number 1 Upper Dam A, Pillar Creek Number 1 Upper Dam B, Pillar Creek Number 2 Dike B Dam, Upper Reservoir Dam,

Islands:

Alexander Island, Arnkil Island, Blodgett Island, Cliff Island, Crooked Island, Dot Island, Eider Island, Gull Island, Hog Island, Holiday Island, Kulichkof Island, Lamb Island, Larsen Island, Larsen Island, Low Island, Mary Island, Near Island, Nelson Island, Parrot Island, Popof Island, Prokoda Island, Puffin Island, Rocky Islet, Round Island, Spruce Island, Stripe Rock, Taliudek Island, Three Brothers, Treeless Island, The Triplets, Twin Islet, Uski Island, Viesoki Island, Whale Island, Winter Island, Wooded Island, Zaimka Island,

Lakes:

Beaver Lake, Beaver Lake, Buskin Lake, Lake Catherine, Lake Cicely, Dark Lake, Dragonfly Lake, Genivieve Lake, Jack Lake, Lake Lee, Lilly Lake, Lily Pond Lake, Lake Louise, Lake Orbin, Peninsula Lake, Lake Phil, Potatopatch Lake, Seldevoe Lagoon, Snag Lake,

Mountains:

Barometer Mountain, Cope Mountain, Devils Prongs, Elbow Mountain, Erskine Mountain, Hatchery Peak, Mount Herman, Katenai Hill, Litnik Mountain, Monashka Mountain, Old Womens Mountain, Pillar Mountain, Pyramid Mountain, Sharatin Mountain,

Pillars:

Taller Pinnacle,

Ridges:

Zaimka Ridge,

Rivers:

Afognak River, Buskin River, Red Cloud River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Devils Creek, Elbow Creek, Monashka Creek, Pillar Creek, Russian Creek, Sargent Creek, Small Creek, Virginia Creek,

Routes:

Barometer Mountain Trail, Near Island Trail, Old Womens Mountain Trail, Pillar Mountain Trail,

Cities:

Afognak, Aleut Village, Duck Village, Pestriak (historical), Yelovoi (historical),