Balboa Bay is a physical feature (bay) in Aleutians East Borough.
|Feature Name:||Balboa Bay|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||on S coast of Alaska Peninsula, extends N E of Cape Aliaksin, aleutian Range. 7 miles long.|
|History:||Named Bukhta Perenosnoi or Portage Bay in 1847 by the Russian Hydrographic Dept., for the portage across the peninsula from the head of this bay to Herendeen Bay. Published by Captain Tebenkov as Bukh(ta) Balboa Bay Continued Perenosnaya (1852, map 24) irn. Balboa Bay was proposed in 1907 by S.S. Philbrick and adopted by Board on Geographic Names (BGN), but this feature is known locally as Portage Bay.|
|Borough:||Aleutians East Borough|
Note that you do not have the right to enter private property without the owner's permission. You do have a right to access goverment property that is open to the general public. The GNIS Feature Detail Report for Balboa Bay does not include property ownership information.
Herendeen Bay, AK
(18.2 miles N)
Squaw Harbor, AK
(18.6 miles S)