Excelsior Glacier, Johnstone Bay

Excelsior Glacier, Johnstone Bay

Go to Excelsior Glacier The Excelsior Glacier flows south for about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from the Sargent Icefield on the Kenai Peninsula to its terminus in Excelsior Lake, Alaska. The lake is drained by the Big Johnstone River that flows about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and...
Gustavus, Icy Strait

Gustavus, Icy Strait

Go to Gustavus Gustavus is on the north shore of Icy Strait, Alaska, and is considered the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park. The community is at the mouth of the Salmon River and across from Pleasant Island, about 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Point Gustavus and 48...
Taz Basin, Granite Island

Taz Basin, Granite Island

Go to Taz Basin Taz Basin is a small cove, on the west coast of Granite Island, about 35 miles (56 km) southwest of Seward, Alaska. The local name was first reported in the early 1950s on charts published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. The cove is a remarkable...