Baldwin Peninsula

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 66 ° 33' 6" N, 161 ° 55' 44" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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  • Elevation: 121 ft (36.88 m)


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.

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."



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