heads 1.6 mi. W of head of Black Glacier, trends S to its 1961 terminus, 1.6 mi. NE of mouth of Esker Stream and 26 mi. N of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 3.2 miles long.
Named by Russell (1891, p. 89), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Don Dionisio Aleala Galiano, the reported writer of the account of Captain Alessandro Malaspina's voyage to Alaskan shores in 1791.