Nelson Lagoon

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 59' 8" N, 161 ° 5' 34" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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20 mi. W of village of Port Moller, on Alaska Peninsula, Bristol Bay Low.

Named in 1882 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), for Edward William Nelson, U.S. Signal Service, who explored the Yukon Delta region in 1877-81.



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