Information About

Haska Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 12' 57" N,
135 ° 32' 1" W

Region

Haines

Uses

Haska Creek in Detail.

About

Torrent falling from between peaks over 4000 ft high. Flows NE to McClellan Flats, at mouth of Chilkat River, 2.7 mi. NW of Green Point, on Chilkat Inlet, 19 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts. 2 miles long.

History

Tlingit Indian name Haska or Khask, meaning "little falls," because of its torrential character, reported in 1912 by Louis Shotridge, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). It was called Hask Falls by the International Boundary Commission (IBC) (1923, map 9).

Places Near Haska Creek
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, Shiyi Bay, Taiya Inlet, Taiyasanka Harbor, Tanani Bay,

Beaches:

Tanani Beach, Tlegu Beach,

Capes:

Anchorage Point, Battery Point, Chilkat Peninsula, Dok Point, False Battery Point, Glacier Point, Green Point, Halutu Peninsula, Kaskulu Point, Kelgaya Point, Lehunua Point, Low Point, Nukdik Point, Taiya Point, Tanani Point, Vanderbilt Point, Zimovia Point,

Cities:

Haines,

Dams:

Haines Army Depot Water Supply Dam, Louie Nelson Homestead Dam,

Fictional Places:

Cicely,

Glaciers:

Davidson Glacier, Garrison Glacier, Rainbow Glacier,

Islands:

Dalasuga Island, Kochu Island, Lehunua Island, Pyramid Island,

Lakes:

Chilkoot Lake, Connolly Lake, Lily Lake, Paradise Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake,

Mountains:

Cathedral Peak, Mount Emmerich, Mount Harding, Mount Kashagnak, Mount Rice, Mount Riley, Mount Ripinski, Sullivan Mountain, Tukgahgo Mountain,

Parks:

Chilkat State Park, Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Area,

Ridges:

Halutu Ridge, Ziskokadlo,

Rivers:

Chilkat River, Chilkoot River, Ferebee River, Glacier River, Kicking Horse River, Takhin River,

Streams:

Dayehas Creek, Haska Creek, Johnson Creek, Kasidaya Creek, Ludaseska Creek, Mink Creek, Shakuseyi 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,