Information About

Prince of Wales Passage

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 4' 6" N,
148 ° 6' 46" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Uses

Prince of Wales Passage in Detail.

About

Between Hoodoo and Bainbridge Islands, trends SW from Knight Island Passage to Port Bainbridge, Chugach Mts.

History

Named in 1787 by Samuel Hayward of Captain Portlock's vessel (portlock, 1789, p. 245).