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Annahootz Mountain

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 17' 19" N,
135 ° 18' 42" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

3540 ft (1078.99 m)

Uses

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About

on N central Baranof I., 16 mi. N of Sitka, Alex. Arch.;

History

Named in 1929 byU.S. Forest Service (USFS)for Sitka Chief Annahootz, of the Kock-won-ton, a subtribe of the Tlingit Indians, who protected the white settlers from the Indians under Katlian, a rival chief. Annahootz was appointed policeman of an Indian village by Captain Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1880, which office he held for many years.