Information About

Chichagof Pass

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Chichagof Pass on The Map

Location

56 ° 21' 19" N,
132 ° 28' 19" W

Region

Wrangell

Uses

Chichagof Pass in Detail.

About

between Etolin and Woronkofski Is., Alex. Arch.

History

Published in 1853 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1494 as "Proliv Chichagova" or "Chichagov Strait." Lieutenant Commander H. E. Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN), published the present name in 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 114). Name was probably given for the vessel Chichagov.