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Yantarni Bay

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Location

56 ° 49' 50" N,
157 ° 8' 44" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Uses

Yantarni Bay in Detail.

About

on S coast of Alaska Peninsula, NE of Cape Kunmik, Aleutian Range

History

So named by the Russians because of the reported occurrence of "yantar"; or "amber"; here; published in French as "Baie d'Ambre Jaoune" by von Krusenstern" (1827, map 20), IRN, and as "Z(aliv) Yantarniy" by the Russian Hydrographic Dept. on Chart 1379 in 1847.