Information About

Chichagof Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Chichagof Bay on The Map

Location

55 ° 1' 33" N,
131 ° 59' 2" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Chichagof Bay in Detail.

About

on SE coast of Prince of Wales I., 0.6 mi. N of Polk I., Alex. Arch. 0.5 mile wide.

History

Name published in 1848 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1396 as "Gavan Chichagova" or "Chichagof Harbor"; possibly given for Admiral Vasili Yakob Chichagof Who made explorations in the Arctic region in 1765-66.