Information About

Bear Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 36' 0" N,
169 ° 34' 30" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

92 ft (28.04 m)

Uses

Bear Lake in Detail.

About

Located just W of Saint George, on N coast of Saint George Island, in Pribilof Islands. 0.1 mile across.

History

A translation of the Aleut name, "Tenra'rum'any'i," reported in 1897 by Putnam (1903, p. 1016), U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), and so named because "a polar bear was once driven here by the natives, and became mired in the bog which surrounds the lake."