Information About

Aniakchak Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 42' 32.135" N,
157 ° 27' 27.462" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Uses

Aniakchak Bay in Detail.

About

Faces ESE from the mouth of Aniakchak River, on theS shore of Alaska Peninsula, 8 mi SW of Cape Kunmik, Alaska Range. 8 miles wide.

History

Shown as "Baie Amah-chack" by Admiral von Krusenstern (1826, map20), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). The Russian Hydrography Department shows this native name as "Zal[iv] Aniakshak" in 18476 on Chart 1379; "Aniakchak Bay" appears on an 1890 U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) chart.