Nesika Beach, Geisel Monument

Nesika Beach, Geisel Monument

Go to Nesika Beach Nesika Beach is a community located at the south end of the Nesika strand, about 6 miles (10 km) north of Gold Beach and 4 miles (6 km) south-southeast of Ophir, Oregon. The community and beach are named after the Native American word for “our”. In...
Yukon Island, Kachemak Bay

Yukon Island, Kachemak Bay

Go to Yukon Island Yukon Island is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long, located on the southeastern shore of Kachemak Bay, 9 miles (14.5 km) south of Homer, Alaska. The island was named by William Healey Dall in 1880 for the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey schooner Yukon....
Bentinck Island, Cape Calver

Bentinck Island, Cape Calver

Go to Bentinck Island Bentinck Island is located between Cape Calver and Race Rocks in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Sooke, and 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Victoria, British Columbia. The island was likely named by Captain George...
Kitten Pass, Pye Islands

Kitten Pass, Pye Islands

Go to Kitten Pass Kitten Pass is a water passage between Rabbit Island and Outer Island, in the Pye Islands group of the Alaska Maritime Wildlife Refuge, about 48 miles (77 km) east-southeast of Seldovia, and 63 miles (102 km) southwest of Seward, Alaska. The pass was...
Alitak Lagoon, Tanner Head

Alitak Lagoon, Tanner Head

Go to Alitak Lagoon Alitak Lagoon is 4 miles (6.5 km) long and about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Alitak Bay, 1 mile (1.6 km) northeast of Cape Alitak at the south end of Kodiak Island, 93 miles (150 km) southwest of the community of Kodiak, Alaska. The name is derived...