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Bidarka Point

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 49' 12" N,
146 ° 38' 16" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

36 ft (10.97 m)

Uses

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About

on N shore of Port Fidalgo, 36 mi. NW of Cordova, Chugach Mts.;

History

Local name from the Russian word for a skin-covered boat similar to the Kayak; reported in 1905 by U. S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Called "Copper Mountain Point" by Captain W. R. Abercrombie, USA, who explored the Copper River region in 1898.