George Island, Cross Sound

George Island, Cross Sound

Go to George Island George Island is about 1 mile (1.6 km) long and the largest of the George Islands located on the south side of Cross Sound at the mouth of Port Althorp, about 36 miles (58 km) northwest of Hoonah, Alaska. The island was named by William Healey Dall...
Tijuana River Estuary, Imperial Beach

Tijuana River Estuary, Imperial Beach

Go to Tijuana River Estuary The Tijuana River rises in the Sierra de Juárez of northern Baja California, approximately 45 miles (70 km) east-northeast of Ensenada, and flows to the Pacific about 10 miles (15 km) south of downtown San Diego at the southern city limits...
Baird Glacier, Thomas Bay

Baird Glacier, Thomas Bay

Go to Baird Glacier The Baird Glacier starts near the Alaska-Canada border and flows southwest for 22 miles (35 km) to its terminus north of Thomas Bay, about 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Petersburg, Alaska. Thomas Bay extends about 10 miles (16 km) southwest to...
Umpqua River Light, Winchester Bay

Umpqua River Light, Winchester Bay

Go to Umpqua River Lighthouse The Umpqua River Light is located at the mouth of the Umpqua River on Winchester Bay near Reedsport, Oregon. In 1849, the mouth of the Umpqua River was selected as one of six sites for a lighthouse in the Oregon Territory. Many thought...
Little Tutka, Kachemak Bay

Little Tutka, Kachemak Bay

Go to Little Tutka Bay Little Tutka Bay is a lagoon on the south side of Kachemak Bay, about 12 miles (19 km) south of Homer and 7 miles (11 km) east-northeast of Seldovia, Alaska. The lagoon is south of the Herring Islands and between Tutka Bay to the east and about...