Information About

Ernest Sound

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 59' 38" N,
132 ° 4' 30" W

Region

Wrangell

Uses

Ernest Sound in Detail.

About

Extends 30 mi SW, from the mouth of Bradfield Canal at 561100N 1321800W to Clarence Strait, Alexandria Archipeligo.

History

This feature was explored on August 25, 1793, by James Johnstone, Royal Navy (RN), on Captain George Vancouver's second expedition, and named "Prince Ernest Sound" by Vancouver afer one of the sones of King George III (Wagner, 1937, p486)