Rookery Falls, Passage Canal

Rookery Falls, Passage Canal

Go to Rookery Falls Rookery Falls is located on the northern shore of Passage Canal, about 1.2 miles (1.9 km) northwest of Whittier, Alaska. The waterfall is about 200 feet (61 m) high and drains a small lake perched above the cliffs. A large rookery adjacent to the...
Juneau, Gastineau Channel

Juneau, Gastineau Channel

Go to Juneau Juneau is located on Gastineau Channel in the Coast Mountains and is the capital city of Alaska. The community originated in 1880 as a mining camp called “Harrisburg”, named for Richard H. Harris, who with Joseph Juneau discovered gold on Gold...
Jug Handle Cove, Mendocino Coast

Jug Handle Cove, Mendocino Coast

Go to Jug Handle Cove Jug Handle Cove is located about 5 miles (8 km) south of Fort Bragg and 5 miles (8 km) north of Mendocino, California. The cove is named after Jug Handle Gulch, which was named in 1941 for the shape of the original bridge that crossed it....
Yale Glacier, College Fjord

Yale Glacier, College Fjord

Go to Yale Glacier Yale Glacier is a massive tidewater glacier that starts between Mount Cardozo and Mount Einstein and flows southwest for 17 miles (27 km) to Yale Arm in College Fiord, about 43 miles (69 km) west of Valdez, Alaska. In 1794, members of the Vancouver...