Information About

Baldwin Peninsula

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Baldwin Peninsula on The Map

Location

66 ° 33' 6" N,
161 ° 55' 44" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

121 ft (36.88 m)

Uses

Baldwin Peninsula in Detail.

About

extends NW from West Coast of Alaska, bounded on NE by Hotham Inlet and Selawik Lake and on SW by Kotzebue Sound, Kotzebue-Kobuk Low. 75 miles long.

History

Named in 1933 by Carl J. Lomen of the Lomen Reindeer Corporation "for Leonard D. Baldwim, 1867-1933, philanthropist, who added to the economic development of Alaska***, and who was outstanding for his activities in the protection of wild life throughout North America."

Places Near Baldwin Peninsula
Capes:

Baldwin Peninsula,

Streams:

Lewis Rich Channel, Olikatuk Channel,