Information About

Pavlof Harbor

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Pavlof Harbor on The Map

Location

57 ° 50' 44" N,
135 ° 1' 27" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Pavlof Harbor in Detail.

About

in Freshwater Bay, 8.5 mi. NE of Tenakee Springs, on E coast of Chichagof I., Alex. Arch.

History

Named "Gavan Pavlova," meaning "Paul's Harbor" in 1849 by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 8). In 1869 Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), called it "Freshwater Bay." Baker (1906, p. 491) says "Its native (Indian) name is said to be Nasanki."