Information About

Polka Peninsula

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Polka Peninsula on The Map

Location

58 ° 13' 49" N,
136 ° 42' 18" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

72 ft (21.95 m)

Uses

Polka Peninsula in Detail.

About

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.

History

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.