Scammon Bay

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 61 ° 56' 6" N, 165 ° 49' 60" W
  • Region: Wade Hampton (CA)
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on coast of Bering Sea, N of Cape Romanzof, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

Named by Dall (1870, p. 264) who wrote "The bay north and east of Cape Dyer, and southeast of the southern sand island, it is proposed to call Scammon Bay, in honor of Captain C(harles) M. Scammon, U.S. Revenue-Cutter Service (USRCS)., Chief of Marine of the Western Union Telegraph Expedition."



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