China Beach, San Francisco

China Beach, San Francisco

Go to China Beach China Beach is a small sandy cove tucked between Lands End and Baker Beach in the city of San Francisco. The beach faces north with spectacular views of the Marin Headlands and the Golden Gate. The State of California bought the beach in 1933, and in...
SS Princess Sophia, Vanderbilt Reef

SS Princess Sophia, Vanderbilt Reef

Go to Vanderbilt Reef On October 24, 1918, SS Princess Sophia sank at Vanderbilt Reef, a wave-cut platform that emerges at low tide, located about 3.7 miles (6 km) northeast of Little Island and 3.3 miles (5.3 km) northwest of North Island in Lynn Canal, Alaska....
Karluk, Kodiak Island

Karluk, Kodiak Island

Go to Karluk Karluk is a small historical fishing community located at the mouth of the Karluk River on the west coast of Kodiak Island, about 88 air miles (142 km) southwest of Kodiak and 301 miles (485 km) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska. The mouth of the Karluk...
Fairfax Point, Moresby Island

Fairfax Point, Moresby Island

Go to Fairfax Point Fairfax Point is at the southern tip of Moresby Island in British Columbia. With about 1,500 acres (6 sq km), Moresby is the largest privately-owned island in the Gulf Island Archipelago. The island is 2.3 miles (3.7 km) long and 1.4 miles (2.2 km)...