Glacier Bay is a physical feature (bay) in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough.
|Feature Name:||Glacier Bay|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends N-S to Icy Strait, 18 mi. W of Juneau, St. Elias Mts. 40 miles long.|
|History:||Named in 1880 by Captain L. A. Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), and published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 188). The estuary was first entered by Lieutenant C. E. S. Wood in 1877 and explored by John Muir in 1879. The historic Tlingit name, Kaasteen Gheey, refers to the name of a young Tlingit woman who was killed by a falling glacier.|
|Borough:||Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough|
Note that you do not have the right to enter private property without the owner's permission. You do have a right to access goverment property that is open to the general public. The GNIS Feature Detail Report for Glacier Bay does not include property ownership information.