Bering Sea Wilderness

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Bering Sea Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Bering Sea Wilderness
Map showing the location of Bering Sea Wilderness
Location Bethel Census Area, Alaska, USA
Nearest city Hooper Bay, Alaska
Coordinates 60°25′24″N 172°42′04″W / 60.42333°N 172.70111°W / 60.42333; -172.70111Coordinates: 60°25′24″N 172°42′04″W / 60.42333°N 172.70111°W / 60.42333; -172.70111
Area 81,340 acres (32,920 ha)
Established 1970 (1970)
Governing body US Fish and Wildlife Service

Bering Sea Wilderness is a wilderness area in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is 81,340 acres (32,920 ha) in area and was designated by the United States Congress in 1970. It encompasses St. Matthew Island, Hall Island, and Pinnacle Island and is part of the larger Bering Sea unit of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.

External links

  • Wilderness.net - Bering Sea Wilderness
  • Recreation.gov - Bering Sea Wilderness


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