Goodhope Bay

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Goodhope Bay is a small bay in the Kotzebue Sound, on the Chukchi Sea-facing coast of Alaska. Its size is only 16 mi. across.

It is located on the northern coast of the Seward Peninsula, 30 mi. W of Deering; Kotzebue-Kobuk Low Coordinates: 66°07′18″N 163°41′39″W / 66.12167°N 163.69417°W / 66.12167; -163.69417.

Lieutenant Otto von Kotzebue named the area while exploring the region in August 1816, as he had had "good hope" in making important geographic discoveries.


  • "Goodhope Bay". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.