Information About

Baker Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Baker Island on The Map

Location

55 ° 21' 43" N,
133 ° 34' 58" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Ridges

Fortaleza Ridge,

Elevation

236 ft (71.93 m)

Uses

Baker Island in Detail.

About

between Bucareli Bay and Pacific Ocean, Alex. Arch. 15 miles long.

History

Named in 1879 by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), "after Marcus Baker, 1849-1903." See Baker Glacier. Baker (1906, p. 113) says "Professor George Davidson identifies this island as the landfall of Chirikof, July 15, 1741."

Places Near Baker Island
Areas:

Twin Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Arrecife Islands,

Bars:

Labandera Rock, Rana Reef, Saint Ignace Rock, Sucia Ledge,

Bays:

Port San Antonio, Port Asumcion, Port Dolores, Port Mayoral, Port San Antonio, Port Santa Cruz, Aguada Cove, Aguirre Bay, Arena Cove, Bucareli Bay, Fortaleza Bay, Garcia Cove, Indiada Cove, Kelly Cove, Lagoma Bay, Roller Bay, Siketi Sound, Steamboat Bay, Thimble Cove, Ulitka Bay, Veta Bay,

Capes:

Point Marabilla, Point Maria, Point Quemada, Point Remedios, Point Rosary, Point Saint Boniface, Point Saint Isidor, Point Saint Thomas, Point Caponeta, Point San Francisco, Point San Jose, Point San Leonardo, Point San Pasqual, Point San Rafael, Point San Roque, Point Santa Gertrudis, Point Santa Rosa, Point Santa Rosalia, Point Santa Theresa, Point Aguirre, Point Alonzo, Point Animas, Point Arboleda, Point Arucenas, Point Barrigon, Point Capones, Point Caracol, Point Cocos, Point Cosinas, Point Cruz, Point Delgada, Point Espada, Point Falfan, Point Fortaleza, Point Fula, Point Garcia, Point Gorda, Point Incarnation, Point Isleta, Amarilla Point, Arrecife Point, Arrecite Point, Canal Point, Cape Bartolome, Cape Chirikof, Cape Felix, Cape Ulitka, Granite Point, Mineral Point, Outer Point, Palisade Point, Pepper Point, Punishment Point, Reef Point, Saint Nicholas Point, Siketi Point, Silvester Point, Snail Point, Steamboat Point, Sword Point, Triste Point, Veta Point,

Channels:

Arriaga Passage, Paloma Pass, Port Real Marina, Portillo Channel, Saint Nicholas Channel,

Hills:

Isidor Hill,

Islands:

Abrejo Rocks, Alargate Rocks, Animas Island, Arboles Island, Arcada Rock, Baker Island, Bibora Island, Cabras Islands, Caracol Island, Cone Island, Coposo Island, Cristina Island, Garcia Island, Gaviota Islets, Gaviota Rock, Hermagos Islands, Indiada Island, Isleta, Lulu Island, Marabilla Island, Muerta Island, Noyes Island, Palisade Island, Pigeon Island, Pine Island, Quitasueno Rock, Saint Ignace Island, San Clemente Island, San Francisco Island, Santa Rita Island, Sola Rock, Triste Island, Ubi Island,

Lakes:

Lake Fortaleza,

Mountains:

Esmeralda Mountain, Fawn Mountain, Mount Miramar, Noyes Peak, Pimenta Mountain,

Ridges:

Fortaleza Ridge,

Rivers:

Rio de la Aguada,

Streams:

Arroyo Blanco,