Bear Island

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 61 ° 6' 17" N, 142 ° 26' 2" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
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  • Elevation: 1499 ft (456.9 m)

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About
in Chitina River, 10 mi. W of Gibraltar Hill, 28 mi. SE of McCarthy; St. Elias Mts.

History
so named in 1915 by F. H. Moffit, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "besause a bear was seen on its shore."

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