Information About

Lehunua Island

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 8' 42" N,
135 ° 22' 41" W

Region

Haines

Uses

Lehunua Island in Detail.

About

in chilkat Inlet, off SW coast of Chilkat Peninsula, 22 mi. SW of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Lehunua is a Tlingit Indian name variously spelled "Lehu-nuwu "and" "Tlekunuwu" and is said to mean "red-ocher ford"; reported in 1923 by International Boundary Commission (IBC) and published in 1924 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).

Places Near Lehunua Island
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, Rescue Harbor, Shiyi Bay, 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, Eldred Rock, Kataguni Island, Kochu Island, Lehunua Island, Pyramid Island, Shikosi Island, Sullivan Island, Talsani Island,

Lakes:

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

Mountains:

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

Parks:

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

Rivers:

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

Streams:

Dayehas Creek, Haska Creek, Johnson 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,