Information About

Tidal Inlet

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 49' 32" N,
136 ° 20' 13" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Tidal Inlet in Detail.

About

fiord in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends W to Glacier Bay, 4 mi. E of Gilbert I. and 61 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1890 by Reid (1896, p. 427), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), who established a tidal observation station in the inlet. The inlet is not tidal in the true sense, however, but is protected by a natural breakwater.