Black Reef, Cook Inlet

Black Reef, Cook Inlet

Go to Black Reef Black Reef is on the west shore of Cook Inlet, about 1 mile (1.6 km) offshore, between the entrances to Iniskin Bay and Iliamna Bay, and about 18 miles (29 km) north of Augustine Island. This was the site of a mid-winter shipwreck and an incredible...
Prince Rupert, Kaien Island

Prince Rupert, Kaien Island

Go to Prince Rupert Prince Rupert is a port city located on Kaien Island and linked by a short bridge to the mainland on the north coast of British Columbia, Canada. Kaien Island is just north of the mouth of the Skeena River and about 31 miles (50 km) south of the...
Tyonek, Cook Inlet

Tyonek, Cook Inlet

Go to Tyonek The village of Tyonek is on the northwest shore of Cook Inlet about 43 miles (69 km) southwest of Anchorage. The community was historically a Dena’ina Athabascan village, with various settlement sites between Beshta Bay and the Chuitna River....
Skagway, Taiya Inlet

Skagway, Taiya Inlet

Go to Skagway Skagway is a community at the mouth of the Skagway River, near the head of Taiya Inlet, about 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska. The name Skagway or Skaguay is derived from shԍagéi, a Tlingit idiom which figuratively refers to rough seas in...
Point Arena Light, Mendocino Coast

Point Arena Light, Mendocino Coast

Go to Point Arena The Point Arena Light station is about 2 miles (3 km) north of the community of Point Arena, California. This area was originally inhabited by the Pomo Indians that lived in small groups or bands and are known for their tradition of intricate...