Takhinsha Mountains

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The Takhinsha Mountains are a mountain range in Haines Borough and the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska,[1] in the southeastern part of the state. They extend 40 km (25 mi) west-northwest from the northern end of the Chilkat Range to the head of Riggs Glacier, 46 km (29 mi) southwest of Skagway.

"Takhinsha" is a Tlingit name reported by E. C. Robertson of the U.S. Geological Survey and published in 1952.


Coordinates: 59°12′59″N 136°06′19″W / 59.21639°N 136.10528°W / 59.21639; -136.10528