Cushing Plateau is a physical feature (plain) in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough. The primary coordinates for Cushing Plateau places it within the 99826 ZIP Code delivery area.
|Feature Name:||Cushing Plateau|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||in Glacier Bay National Monument, in area of the Burroughs and Plateau Glaciers, 66 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.|
|History:||Named by Reid (1896, pl. 86), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Henry Platt Cushing, 1860-1921 a companion of Reid in 1890 on his trip to Glacier Bay. Cushing taught geology at Western Reserve University 1892-1921. He was also a member of the New York State Geological Survey. He wrote several papers on the geology of the Muir Glacier region. In 1890 the Muir Glacier was much more extensive than now because it terminated below Adams Inlet and produced a plateau-like glacial expanse in the vicinity of the present Wachusett Inlet.|
|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 Cushing Plateau does not include property ownership information.