Information About

Glass Peninsula

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Glass Peninsula on The Map

Location

57 ° 49' 20" N,
133 ° 59' 28" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

3094 ft (943.05 m)

Uses

Glass Peninsula in Detail.

About

50 miles long. On Admiralty I., extends SE along W shore of Stephens Passage, 12 mi. SSE of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Named by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for Commander Henry Glass, 1844-1908, U.S. Navy (USN), Commander of the Steamship (SS) Wachusett, which made surveys in this area in 1881. Commander Glass rose to Rear Admiral and was Commandant of the Pacific Naval District at the time of his death.