Information About

Chunekukleik Mountain

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 17' 32" N,
135 ° 57' 2" W

Region

Haines

Parent

Takhin Ridge

Elevation

5331 ft (1624.89 m)

Uses

Chunekukleik Mountain in Detail.

Getting There


About

on Takhin Ridge, 2.9 mi. SW of mouth of Anman Creek, in Chilkat Lake 26 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.


History

Tlingit Indian name shortened from Tschuh-nek-kutsch-kleh-eek meaning "notch in the arrow mountain," which refers to the hornlike top of the mountai n with a notch resembling that in the back end of an arrow. This name was given by E. C. Robertson, geologist, and published in 1952 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).