on Kenai Peninsula S of Lake Ootka, 11 mi. NE of Kenai, Cook Inlet low.
Named about 1963 by officials of Kenai National Moose Range, probably for the Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), called "The world's migration champion * * *, (round trip of 22,000 mi.)." Wells, W. Cook Bird Migration (in Pearson, 1944, pt. 1 p. 64).