Information About

Baird Inlet

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 48' 32" N,
164 ° 5' 21" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Length

35 mi (56.33 km)

Uses

Baird Inlet in Detail.

About

Borders NE Nelson Island, drained primarily by Ningaluk and Kolovinerak Rivers, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. 35 miles long.

History

Named in 1880 by Ivan Petoff for Spencer Fullerton Baird, 1823-1887. The Eskimo name is "Nunavarok" according to a 1949 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) report.