Lynn Canal


Lynn Canal

geographical name

Definition of LYNN CANAL

narrow inlet of the Pacific 80 miles (129 kilometers) long SE Alaska extending N from Juneau

Lynn Canal

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Deep fjord, southeastern Alaska, U.S. An important gateway to the Klondike region, it is 80 mi (129 km) long and 6 mi (10 km) wide. The northernmost fjord to penetrate the Coast Mountains, it was named in 1794 by Capt. George Vancouver for his birthplace, King's Lynn, Eng.

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