Kukatush, Ontario

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Kukatush siding

Kukatush is a rail siding and ghost town in Unorganized North Part of Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada. It is located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Timmins (via Highway 101). The elevation is 349 metres (1,145 ft).

The main reason for its existence has been the presence of the Canadian National Railway siding that still functions. Only a few buildings associated with the railway remain and the area is no longer populated. However, the area has a varied history of fur trading, railway activities, mining exploration (from as early as 1903 until the Kukatush Mining Corporation 1950s to 60s), logging operations, etc. At one time there was even a basic landing strip for small aircraft arriving for local tourist outfitters camps.

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Coordinates: 48°07′48″N 82°12′06″W / 48.13000°N 82.20167°W / 48.13000; -82.20167