Information About

Icy Point

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 23' 32" N,
137 ° 5' 20" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

177 ft (53.95 m)

Uses

Icy Point in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, at mouth of Palma Bay, 1 mi. S of mouth of Kaknau Creek and 62 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), "M(ys) Ledyanoy" meaning "cape icy," by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 8), presumably because of the stranded drift ice. It has also been called "Cape Forrest" (US@C&GS 1883, Alaska Coast Pilot, p. 201).