Information About

Tern Lake

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Tern Lake on The Map

Location

60 ° 41' 30.339" N,
151 ° 3' 34.924" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

102 ft (31.09 m)

Uses

Tern Lake in Detail.

About

on Kenai Peninsula S of Lake Ootka, 11 mi. NE of Kenai, Cook Inlet low.

History

Named about 1963 by officials of Kenai National Moose Range, probably for the Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), called "The world's migration champion * * *, (round trip of 22,000 mi.)." Wells, W. Cook Bird Migration (in Pearson, 1944, pt. 1 p. 64).