trends NW to a lake, 5.5 mi. NE of Point Pakenham and 52 mi. SW of Valdez, Chugach Mts.; 4 miles long.
Named in 1899 by members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition for Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.
Cascade Bay, College Fiord, Cove Shoestring, Derickson Bay, Eaglek Bay, Esther Bay, Jonah Bay, Papoose Cove, Quillian Bay, Schoppe Bay, Shoestring Cove, Siwash Bay, Squaw Bay, Yale Arm, Yale Arm College Fiord,
Amherst Glacier, Barnard Glacier, Barry Glacier, Cap Glacier, Coxe Glacier, Crescent Glacier, Eaglek Glacier, Holyoke Glacier, Lafayette Glacier, Muth Glacier, Tommy Glacier, Vassar Glacier, Wellesley Glacier, Williams Glacier,