Information About

Anthony Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 27' 35" N,
135 ° 52' 6" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Anthony Island in Detail.

About

Near the head of Bartlett Cove, east side of entrance to Glacier Bay, St. Elias Mountains.

History

Named in 1939 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for Captain Lester Anthony Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), who is supposed to have been the first to apply the name Glacier Bay.