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Chilkoot (historical)

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Location

59 ° 19' 59" N,
135 ° 33' 12" W

Region

Haines

Elevation

30 ft (9.14 m)

Uses

Chilkoot (historical) in Detail.

About

between Lutak Inlet and Chilkoot Lake, in course of Chilkoot River, 12 mi. SW of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Former Tlingit village named for the Chilkoot Tribe that lived there. In the 1880 Census Ivan Petroff listed "Chilcoot." The population in 1890, including the mission, was 106. In 1881 the U.S. Navy recorded "Chilcoot or Tananei." Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map) spelled the name "Tschilkut." Reported as "Tenany," an Indian fishing village, by C. M. Willard (1884, p. 140).

Places Near Chilkoot (historical)
Bars:

Indian Rock, Jenkins Rock, Johnson Rock, McClellan Flats,

Bays:

Carrs Cove, Chilkat Inlet, Chilkoot Inlet, Kelgaya Bay, Letnikof Cove, Lutak Inlet, Mud Bay, Nahku 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, Dyea Point, False Battery 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, Lower Dewey Lake Forebay Dam,

Fictional Places:

Cicely,

Glaciers:

Ferebee Glacier, Garrison Glacier, Rainbow Glacier,

Islands:

Kochu Island, Lehunua Island, Pyramid Island,

Lakes:

Chilkoot Lake, Connolly Lake, Lily Lake, Lost Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake,

Mountains:

Cathedral Peak, Mount Emmerich, Face Mountain, Mount Harding, Mount Kashagnak, Mount Riley, Mount Ripinski, Tukgahgo Mountain,

Parks:

Chilkat State Park, Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Area,

Ridges:

Halutu Ridge, Ziskokadlo,

Rivers:

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

Streams:

Burro Creek, Dayehas Creek, Haska Creek, Johnson Creek, Johnson Creek, Kasidaya Creek, Ludaseska Creek, Mink Creek, Nelson Creek, Shakuseyi Creek, West 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,