Baralof Bay is a physical feature (bay) in Aleutians East Borough.
|Feature Name:||Baralof Bay|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||extends W off Popof Strait, on E coast of Unga I., Aleutian Range. 3 miles long.|
|History:||Apparently a corruption of "Vavilof," as the bay was named "Vavilofskaia Gavan" by Father Veniaminov, in 1840 (v. 1, p. 258). In 1872 W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) called it "New Harbor;" Atwood (1911, p. 21) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), wrote of "Baralof" or "Squaw Harbor."|
|Borough:||Aleutians East Borough|
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Squaw Harbor, AK
(< 0.1 mile)
(4.1 miles SSE)