Information About

Anchor Cove

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 59' 51" N,
149 ° 5' 32" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Uses

Anchor Cove in Detail.

About

at E shore of Day Harbor, on Kenai Peninsula, 15 mi. SE of Seward, Chugach Mts.; 0.7 mile wide.

History

So named in 1909 by U. S. Grant and D. F. Higgins, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "because we lost a boat's anchor there and because it is the first safe anchorage in this harbor".