in Glacier Bay National Monument, 1.4 mi. NW of Point Villaluenga, on N shore of Grass Sound, 47 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.
Named by US@C&GS in 1929. The point of the peninsula is marked by triangulation station Shelf. The Russian word for shelf is polka, the name given to the peninsula.
Astrolabe Bay, Bingham Cove, Boussole Bay, Cross Sound, Dicks Arm, Dixon Harbor, Fern Harbor, Graves Harbor, Hoktaheen Cove, Murk Bay, Murphy Cove, Soapstone Cove, Surge Bay, Taylor Bay, Thistle Cove, Torch Bay,