Information About

Bradfield Canal

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Bradfield Canal on The Map

Location

56 ° 12' 27" N,
131 ° 43' 45" W

Region

Wrangell

Capes

Duck Point,

Tributaries

Harding River,

Length

19 mi (30.58 km)

Bradfield Canal in Detail.

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About

heads at mouth of Bradfield River, extends W to Ernest Sound at Point Warde, 30 mi. SE of Wrangell, Alex. Arch. 19 miles long.


History

Named "Bradfield Channel" in 1793 by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), after it was explored August 26, by James Johnstone.