Information About

Port Bainbridge

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 1' 37" N,
148 ° 21' 17" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Uses

Port Bainbridge in Detail.

About

off E coast of Kenai Peninsula, trends S to Gulf of Alaska, 26 mi. SW of Chenega Mts. 20 miles long.

History

Named by Captain Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), "after an examination by Joseph about June 1, 1794, very likely in honor of John Bainbridge, an astronomer of the seventeenth century" (Wagner, 1937, p. 374).