Big Port Walter, Baranof Island

Big Port Walter, Baranof Island

Go to Big Port Walter Port Walter is a deep and narrow embayment about 3.7 miles (6 km) long on the southeast coast of Baranof Island, 9.5 miles (15 km) north of Port Alexander. The bay includes Little Port Walter near the entrance and Big Port Walter near the head of...
Sukhoi Bay, Cape Douglas

Sukhoi Bay, Cape Douglas

Go to Sukhoi Bay Sukhoi Bay is on Cape Douglas, at the entrance to Cook Inlet, in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The name is a transliteration by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey from the Russian “Zaliv Sukhoi,” meaning “Dry Bay”....
Muir Beach, Marin Peninsula

Muir Beach, Marin Peninsula

Go to Muir Beach Muir Beach is a community and beach located 16.5 miles (26.6 km) northwest of San Francisco on the Marin Peninsula, California. It is named for John Muir, an influential Scottish American naturalist and an early advocate for the preservation of...
Tenakee Springs, Chichagof Island

Tenakee Springs, Chichagof Island

Go to Tenakee Springs Tenakee Springs is a small community established in 1903 on the north shore of Tenakee Inlet, on Chichagof Island, Alaska. The name is derived from the Tlingit word “tinaghu” possibly meaning “Coppery Shield Bay”. In the late 19th century, early...