Baker Bay (Columbia River) facts for kids
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|River sources||Wallacut River, Chinook River|
|Basin countries||United States|
The bay was named in 1792 by William Robert Broughton, captain of HMS Chatham and part of the Vancouver Expedition. He named the bay for James Baker, captain of Jenny, which was anchored in Baker Bay when Broughton explored the river in 1792. Jenny and Chatham left together, crossing the Columbia Bar together.
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