Information About

Berners Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 44' 38" N,
134 ° 58' 16" W

Region

Juneau

Uses

Berners Bay in Detail.

About

on E shore of Lynn Canal, 16 mi. NW of Dotsons Landing and 34 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts. 3 miles wide.

History

Discovered by Joseph Whidbey in 1794 and named by Captain Vancouver (1801, v. 5, p. 435). Name is probably from "Berners," his mother's family name (Wagner, 1937, p. 376).

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