Chief Situk Grave
Profile for the Chief Situk Grave ...
Our GPS coordinates for the Chief Situk Grave have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.
We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.
This page contains five sections:
The Location of the Chief Situk Grave...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Chief Situk Grave
Lat: 59.4519° (59° 27' 6")
Lon: -139.5697° (-139° 34' 10")
Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Chief Situk Grave can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>
Nearby communities with newspapers ...
The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Chief Situk Grave. The following communities are located in .
More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Chief Situk Grave.
|Yakutat [Map] |
| - || Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Chief Situk Grave |
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 1 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chief Situk Grave.
For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.
Websites to help with your genealogy research ...
When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.
To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Chief Situk Grave:
For pages that are specific to Alaska:
Cemetery Information and Directories for Alaska:
Of Special Interest ...
The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Chief Situk Grave ...
Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Chief Situk Grave.
Referenced GNIS Record ...
GNIS ID #1421020 (Name of Record: Chief Situk Grave)
Lat: 59.4519444 Lon: -139.5697222 [Map]
Elev: 6 Map Name: Yakutat B-5
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
|<1>||The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.4519, Longitude: -139.5697 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for the Chief Situk Grave have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).|
Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chief Situk Grave should not be considered precise.
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|<2>||This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.|
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