Cross Bay

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 54 ° 9' 29" N, 165 ° 29' 46" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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on SE coast of Akun I., just S of Seredka Bay, Aleutian Islands. 1.4 miles wide.

History
Named in 1901 by J. J. Gilbert, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). seen on that day (Holy Cross Day) so marked in our calendar" (1785, v. 2, p. 345-346). The name was published by the Russians (Tebenkov, 1852, map 8) as "Mys Kresta" meaning "Cape Cross."

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