is on the East Road, adjacent to Homer, on the Kenai Peninsula. It is on
the northern shore of Kachemak Bay. It lies at approximately 59░ 35' N
Latitude, 151░ 52' W Longitude (Sec. 23, T006S, R013W, Seward Meridian).
The community is located in the Homer Recording District. The area
encompasses 2 sq. miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.
According to W.H. Dall of the U.S.
Coast & Geodetic Survey, "Ka" means water, "chek" means cliff, and "mak"
is a suffix meaning high, great or large.