Hyder, Salmon River

Hyder, Salmon River

Go to Hyder Hyder is a small community at the mouth of the Salmon River, on the west bank, and near the head of Portland Canal, Alaska. This mining community is the eastern and southernmost village in Alaska and was established in 1907 and named “Portland...
Point Arguello, Vandenberg

Point Arguello, Vandenberg

Go to Point Arguello Point Arguello is a headland on the Pacific coast near the city of Lompoc, California. The area is used by a rocket launch facility and is part of Vandenberg Air Force Base. In 1901, the U.S. Lighthouse Service built the first light station...
Hutchins Bay, Beardslee Islands

Hutchins Bay, Beardslee Islands

Go to Hutchins Bay Hutchins Bay is an estuary, on the east side of the Beardslee Islands, in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, about 12 miles (19 km) north of Gustavus, Alaska. The bay was named by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1942 for the large numbers...
South Beach, Newport

South Beach, Newport

Go to South Beach South Beach is located along the Pacific coast at Yaquina Bay, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south of Newport, Oregon. South Beach State Park begins at the jetty protecting the mouth of Yaquina Bay and extends for several miles south along the coast. The...
Metlakatla, Annette Island

Metlakatla, Annette Island

Go to Metlakatla Metlakatla is a Tsimshian community on the west coast of Annette Island, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Ketchikan, Alaska. The name Metlakatla comes from the Tsimshian Maxłakxaała, meaning “Salt Water Passage”. Annette Island is about 20...