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Sitakaday Narrows

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Location

58 ° 30' 59" N,
136 ° 3' 59" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Sitakaday Narrows in Detail.

About

at S end of Glacier Bay National Monument, just W of the Beardslee is., 34 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1942. The name Sit-a-ka-day means "icy bay," "and is said to be the Tlingit Indian name for Glcier Bay. The passage is the narrowest part of the entrance to Glacier Bay and was called Ripple Narrows on U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) Chart 8304 in 1940.