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Beardslee Entrance

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58 ° 29' 55" N,
135 ° 59' 40" W


Hoonah-Angoon (CA)


Beardslee Entrance in Detail.


in Glacier Bay National Monument, near S entrance to Glacier Bay, between Young and Strawberry Is., 58 mi. NW of Juneau; St. Elias Mts. 1.5 miles wide.


name proposed by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1938 for Rear Admiral Lester Anthony Beardslee, 1836-1903, U.S. Navy (USN), who explored and named Glacier Bay in 1880. was used by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) to Board on Geographic Names (BGN) approval of the name Beardslee Entrance.