Information About

Abraham Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Abraham Bay on The Map

Location

52 ° 50' 18" N,
172 ° 41' 52" E

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Abraham Bay in Detail.

About

on SW coast of Attu I.; Aleutian Islands. 5.5 miles wide.

History

local name reported by Army Map Service (AMS) in 1943; called "Deep Bay" in the 1944 Aleutian Coast Pilot. was derived from "St. Abraham," the name supposedly given to the island in 1741 by Captain Commander Vitus Bering, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN).