Nehalem Spit, Nehalem Bay

Nehalem Spit, Nehalem Bay

Nehalem Spit is an alongshore sand dune that separates Nehalem Bay from the Pacific, about 15 miles (25 km) north-northwest of Tillamook and 3.8 miles (6 km) south of Manzanita, Oregon. Nehalem Bay is an estuary at the mouth of the Nehalem River that drains a...
Sentinel Island Light, Lynn Canal

Sentinel Island Light, Lynn Canal

Sentinel Island is located along the eastern shore of Lynn Canal at the northern entrance to Favorite Channel, about 51 miles (82 km) south-southeast of Haines and 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska.  Favorite Channel is often used by ships leaving Auke Bay,...
Boat Pass, Saturna Island

Boat Pass, Saturna Island

Boat Pass is between Saturna Island and Samuel Island in the Strait of Georgia, about 32 miles (52 km) south-southwest of Vancouver and 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Sidney, British Columbia.  The Strait of Georgia, also known as the Salish Sea, is between Vancouver...
SS Northwestern, Captains Bay

SS Northwestern, Captains Bay

Captains Bay is on the northeast coast of Unalaska Island, in the southern arm of Unalaska Bay, about 5 miles (8 km) southwest of the community of Unalaska, Alaska. It was named for Captain Lieutenant Michael Levashev of the Imperial Russian Navy, who spent the winter...
Refuge Rock, Partition Cove

Refuge Rock, Partition Cove

Refuge Rock is in Partition Cove on the eastern shore of Sitkalidak Island, about 54 miles (87 km) southwest of Kodiak and 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Old Harbor, Alaska. Partition Cove is separated from McDonald Lagoon by a spit now connected at both ends to...