on E shore of Lynn Canal, at S entrance to Berners Bay, 2 mi. W of Echo Cove and 33 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.
Named in 1794 by Captain Vancouver (1798, atlas, pl.12), RN, probably for his mother whose name was Bridget Berners (Wagner, 1937, p.377). Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 8), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), transliterates the English name as "Bridzhyet."
Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Johnson Creek, Ophir Creek, Peterson Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sherman Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Sweeny Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek,