Information About

Whale Passage

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 55' 40" N,
152 ° 49' 39" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Whale Passage in Detail.

About

extends NW from Kizhuyak Bay to Kupreanof Strait, between Whale and Kodiak Islands.

History

Name derived from Whale Island and given in 1897 by Lieutenant Commander Moser, U.S. Navy (USN), of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) Albatross. Called "Pr(oliv) Maloy Malinovoy, "meaning "Little Raspberry Strait," by Murashev in 1839 or 1840 and published in 1849 on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1425. Baker (1906, p. 671) erroneously wrote, "Called "Sievernoi" (northern) by Murashef." a3 E point of entrance to Mutt Cove, S coast of Kiska I., Aleutian Island a4 515545N1773040E

Places Near Whale Passage
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, Dry Spruce Bay, Fox Bay, Kizhuyak Bay, Marka Bay, Selief Bay, Settler 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, Dovolno Point, Drying Point, Far Point, Graveyard Point, Head Point, Inner Point, Kekur Point, Kizhuyak Point, Last Point, Last Timber Point, Leto Point, Lipsett Point, Low Cape, 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, Dry Spruce Island, Hog Island, Koniuji Island, Lamb Island, Larsen Island, Larsen Island, Little Raspberry Island, Nachalni Island, Treeless Island, Whale Island, Winter Island,

Lakes:

Afognak Lake,

Mountains:

Afognak Mountain, Cope Mountain, Elbow 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,