Information About

Petrel Bank

Quick Facts

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Location

52 ° 8' 46" N,
179 ° 53' 41" E

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Petrel Bank in Detail.

About

In Bering Sea, off NE coast of Semisopochnoi I., Aleutian Islands.

History

Discovered by Lieutenant Commander F. H. Sherman, U. S. N. in 1904, and named for his vessel, the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) steamer Petrel. Name published on a 1906 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) chart.