Information About

Boussole Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 23' 31" N,
136 ° 55' 15" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Boussole Bay in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument N of Boussole Head, 58 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 1 mile wide.

History

Named in 1929 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for the Boussole, one of the two French ships which explored this area in 1786, under the command of LaPerouse.