Eldred Rock Light, Lynn Canal

Eldred Rock Light, Lynn Canal

Eldred Rock is an island located in Lynn Canal, about 2.7 miles (4.4 km) southeast of Kataguni Island, and 55 miles (89 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska. The rock was named in 1880 by Marcus Baker for his wife, Sarah “Sadie” Eldred. According to Dr. Arthur...
Red River Chert, Kodiak Island

Red River Chert, Kodiak Island

The Red River is a stream on Kodiak Island that flows south for about 4.5 miles (7 km) to Shelikof Strait, 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Bumble Bay, and about 80 miles (129 km) southwest of Kodiak and 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Ayakulik, Alaska. The name is a translation...

Point Barrow, Arctic Ocean

Point Barrow is a narrow point of land between the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, about 150 miles (242 km) northwest of Nuiqsut and 9.8 miles (16 km) northeast of Utqiaġvik, Alaska. This is the northernmost point in Alaska and was named by Captain Frederick William...
Jude Island, Alaska Peninsula

Jude Island, Alaska Peninsula

Jude Island is about 0.2 miles (0.3 km) across and located off the Alaska Peninsula between Unga and Wosnesenski islands, about 48 miles (77 km) northeast of King Cove and 24 miles (39 km) west-southwest of Sand Point, Alaska. The island was named “Apostle Jude...
Stardust Bay, Sedanka Island

Stardust Bay, Sedanka Island

Stardust Bay is on the southeast coast of Sedanka Island, about 780 miles (1258 km) southwest of Anchorage and 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Stardust Bay is named for a fishing vessel that wrecked on the steep high-energy beach at the head of the...