Information About

Black Bear Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Black Bear Creek on The Map

Location

55 ° 43' 33" N,
132 ° 10' 0" W

Region

Wrangell

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Black Bear Creek in Detail.

About

On the SW coast of Cleveland Peninsula, heads in Bear Lake, flows NNW to Union Bay 8 km (5 mi) E of the community of Myers Chuck, Alex. Arch. 6 miles long.

History

Descriptive name published in 1911 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) and recorded in 1914 by E. L. Jones, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF), who "observed here a heavy destruction of salmon by black bear."