Information About

Shearwater Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Shearwater Bay on The Map

Location

57 ° 20' 11" N,
152 ° 53' 59" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Shearwater Bay in Detail.

About

off Kiliuda Bay, on SE coast of Kodiak I.

History

Descriptive name given by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1904, "probably owing to the abundance of one or more of the many species of water-fowl to which the name i s applied." The name probably refers to the Slender-billed Shearwater, Puffinus tenuirostris.