Clatsop Spit, Columbia River Bar

Clatsop Spit, Columbia River Bar

Go to Clatsop Spit The Columbia River Bar lies between the Peacock Spit in Washington State and the Clatsop Spit, about 82 miles (132 km) northwest of Portland and 9 miles (15 km) northwest of Astoria, Oregon. The Clatsop Spit was formed by Columbia River sediment...
Kachemak Selo, Fox River Flats

Kachemak Selo, Fox River Flats

Go to Kachemak Selo Kachemak Selo is a small community at the head of Kachemak Bay near the Fox River Flats on the Kenai Peninsula, about 9 miles (14.5 km) northeast of Fritz Creek and 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Homer, Alaska. The community is one of several...
Excursion Inlet, Icy Strait

Excursion Inlet, Icy Strait

Go to Excursion Inlet Excursion Inlet is an embayment that trends 8 miles (13 km) south from the mouth of the Excursion River to Icy Strait, about 38 miles (61 km) west-northwest of Juneau and 9.5 miles (15 km) east of Gustavus, Alaska. The bay was named by Captain...
Treadwell Mine, Douglas Island

Treadwell Mine, Douglas Island

Go to Treadwell Treadwell was a community on the northeast coast of Douglas Island on Gastineau Channel, about 1.2 miles (1.9 km) southeast of Douglas and 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska. It was named for John Treadwell, who arrived in Juneau in 1881 and...