Information About

False Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 57' 50" N,
134 ° 55' 29" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

False Bay in Detail.

About

17 mi. NE Tenakee Springs, on NE coast of Chichagof I., Alex. Arch. 1.5 miles wide.

History

Descriptive name given by fur traders prior to 1869 and published in 1869 by U. S. Navy on Hydrographic Chart 225. It is "* * * said to be fair anchorage in the summer but bad in blowy weather" (U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), 1883, p. 181).