Yes Bay

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 54' 48" N, 131 ° 47' 37" W
  • Region: Ketchikan Gateway
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extends NW off Behm Canal, on NE coast of Cleveland Peninsula, Alex. Arch.

Name published as "Yess Bay" in the 11th Census in 1890 (1893, p. 23); derived from the Tlingit Indian word "yas" meaning "mussel." was called "Mcdonald Bay" in 1879 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).



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