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Resurrection Bay

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Location

60 ° 0' 22" N,
149 ° 22' 10" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Uses

Resurrection Bay in Detail.

About

Located on the southeast coast of the Kenai Peninsula, trends south from the mouth of Resurrection River at Seward to Harding Gateway and Blying Sound, Chugach MoChugach (AK-T1).

History

Named "Voskresenskaya Gavan" meaning "Resurrection (Sunday) Harbor" by Alexander Baranovled Port Andrews by Captain Nathaniel Portlock, Royal Navy (RN), in 1787. The first ship to be built in Alaska, the Phoenix, was built there in 1794. (AK-T1)

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Places Near Resurrection Bay
Bays:

Blying Sound, Bulldog Cove, Derby Cove, Driftwood Bay, Humpy Cove, Killer Bay, Marys Bay, Porcupine Cove, Resurrection Bay, Safety Cove, Sunny Cove, Talus Bay, Thumb Cove,

Capes:

Bear Glacier Point, Caines Head, Callisto Head, Cape Resurrection, The Iron Door, Lowell Point, Race Point, Resurrection Peninsula, Sandspit Point, Tonsina Point,

Channels:

Eldorado Narrows, Harding Gateway,

Cities:

Seward,

dams:

Lowell Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Bear Lake Glacier, Godwin Glacier, Porcupine Glacier, Prospect Glacier, Spoon Glacier,

Islands:

Barwell Island, Fox Island, Hat Island, Hive Island, Marys Rock, Rugged Island, Twin Rocks,

Lakes:

The Lagoon, Bear Lake, Bear Lake, First Lake, Grouse Lake, Little Bear Lake, Preachers Pond, Second Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Alice, Bear Mountain, Mount Benson, Callisto Peak, Mount Eva, Marathon Mountain, Phoenix Peak, Tiehacker Mountain,

Parks:

Driftwood Bay State Marine Park, Safety Cove State Marine Park, Sandspit Point State Marine Park, Sunny Cove State Marine Park, Thumb Cove State Marine Park, Two Lakes Park,

Peaks:

Foundary Peak, Mount Jerry Dixon, Mount Kenny Baker, Lowell Peak, Mount Mary, Santa Ana Peak,

Ridges:

Resurrection Peaks,

Rivers:

Resurrection River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Box Canyon Creek, Clear Creek, Fourth of July Creek, Godwin Creek, Japanese Creek, Likes Creek, Lost Creek, Lowell Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Scheffler Creek, Spring Creek, Spruce Creek, Tonsina Creek,

Routes:

Alpine Trail, Beach Access Trail, Caines Head Trail, Loop Trail, South Beach Trail,

Cities:

Bear Creek, Lowell Point, Woodrow,