Driftwood Bay

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 52 ° 56' 4" N, 168 ° 44' 5" W
  • Region: Aleutians West (CA)
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on S coast of Umnak I., Aleutian Islands. 2 miles wide.

Name taken from descriptive Russian name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 25), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "B(ukhta) Drovenaya," meaning "Bay of Firewood." This feature was also called "Dvoynoy," meaning "double," because of its shape.



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