Information About

Afognak Strait

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Afognak Strait on The Map

Location

57 ° 58' 59" N,
152 ° 48' 34" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Afognak Strait in Detail.

About

between Whale and Afognak Is., N of Kodiak Island. 5.5 miles long.

History

Name derived from Afognak Island and given in 1897 by Lieutenant Commander Moser, U.S. Navy (USN), of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) steamer Albatross.

Places Near Afognak Strait
Bars:

Big Rock, Danger Reef, Deranof Rock, Ilkognak Rock, Shag Rocks, Skipwith Reefs, Thomas Rock, Village Reefs,

Bays:

Afognak Bay, Anton Larsen Bay, Back Bay, Back Bay, Barabara Cove, Fox Bay, Kizhuyak Bay, Malka Bay, Marka Bay, Settler Cove, Shakmanof Cove, Sharatin Bay, Waskanareska Bay, Yukuk Bay,

Capes:

Afognak Point, Bare Point, Bird Point, Cape Kazakof, Chernof Point, Chiachi Point, Crag Point, Dirovati Point, Dolphin Point, Drying Point, Far Point, Graveyard Point, Head Point, Inner Point, Kekur Point, Kizhuyak Point, Last Point, Last Timber Point, Leto Point, Lipsett Point, Nachalni Point, Near Point, Nochlega Point, Occident Point, Opasni Point, Orient Point, Ostrovka Point, Otrubistoi Point, Peregrebni Point, Pestchani Point, Pokati Point, Posliedni Point, Rivermouth Point, Settlement Point, Shoal Point, Talnik Point, Three Pillar Point, Tiger Cape, Uzkosti Point, Yuzhni Point,

Channels:

Afognak Strait, Eastern Passage, The Narrows, The Slough, Whale Passage,

Cities:

Port Lions,

Dams:

Port Lions Dam,

Islands:

Alexander Island, Arnkil Island, Deranof Island, Dot Island, Hog Island, Koniuji Island, Lamb Island, Larsen Island, Larsen Island, Little Raspberry Island, Nachalni Island, Stripe Rock, Treeless Island, Whale Island, Winter Island,

Lakes:

Afognak Lake,

Mountains:

Afognak Mountain, Mount Ellison, Hatchery Peak, Katenai Hill, Litnik Mountain, Sharatin Mountain,

Rivers:

Afognak River, Red Cloud River,

Streams:

Elbow Creek, Hatchery Creek, Small Creek,

Cities:

Afognak, Aleneva, Aleut Village,