Information About

Yes Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 54' 48" N,
131 ° 47' 37" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

Uses

Yes Bay in Detail.

About

extends NW off Behm Canal, on NE coast of Cleveland Peninsula, Alex. Arch.

History

Name published as "Yess Bay" in the 11th Census in 1890 (1893, p. 23); derived from the Tlingit Indian word "yas" meaning "mussel." was called "Mcdonald Bay" in 1879 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).