Information About

Driftwood Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

52 ° 56' 4" N,
168 ° 44' 5" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Driftwood Bay in Detail.

About

on S coast of Umnak I., Aleutian Islands. 2 miles wide.

History

Name taken from descriptive Russian name published by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 25), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "B(ukhta) Drovenaya," meaning "Bay of Firewood." This feature was also called "Dvoynoy," meaning "double," because of its shape.