Information About

English Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map English Bay on The Map

Location

53 ° 55' 38" N,
166 ° 14' 33" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

English Bay in Detail.

About

NE coast of Unalaska Island, indenting the SW coast of the Kenai Peninsula W of Russian Point, near the S entrance to Port Graham, Aleutian Islands. 0.6 mile wide.

History

Aleut name reported by Captain James Cook (1785,v.2.p.424) RN, as "Samganoodha." Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 14), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), published the name as "Zaliv Samganuda" or "Samganuda Bay". Because Cook surveyed the area, Father Veniaminov (1840,v.1,p165) called it "Angliiskii" or "English."