extends SE from Port Wells to NE end of Wells Passage, between Esther I. and S coast of Alaska, 27 mi. NE of Whittier, Chugach Mts. 11 miles long.
Local name reported by U. S. Grant (1908, pl. 4), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); derived from Esther Islands.
Lake Bay, Barry Arm, Barry Arm Port Wells, Cascade Bay, Cove Shoestring, Derickson Bay, Eaglek Bay, East Twin Bay, Esther Bay, Granite Bay, Hidden Bay, Papoose Cove, Quillian Bay, Shoestring Cove, South Bay, Squaw Bay, West Twin Bay,