Information About

Young Island

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 28' 29" N,
135 ° 58' 13" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

62 ft (18.9 m)

Uses

Young Island in Detail.

About

in Beardslee Is., in Glacier Bay, Glacier Bay National Monument, 0.2 mi. NW of Lester I., and 57 mi. WNW of Juneau, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1938 by a U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) field party for Reverend S. Hall Young, who accompanied John Muir to Glacier Bay in 1879-80.