SS Palo Alto, Seacliff Beach

SS Palo Alto, Seacliff Beach

Go to Seacliff Beach The SS Palo Alto is a shipwreck that now serves as an artificial reef for marine life at Seacliff Beach on Monterey Bay, about 6.4 miles (10.3 km) east of Santa Cruz and 0.9 miles (1.5 km) southwest of Aptos, California. The ship was built as a...
Amakdedori Creek, Kamishak Bay

Amakdedori Creek, Kamishak Bay

Go to Amakdedori Creek Amakdedori Creek flows southeast for 10 miles (16 km) from the Aleutian Range to Kamishak Bay, about 26 miles (42 km) southwest of Augustine Island, and 95 miles (153 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska. The creek was named after an Alaska Native...
New Carissa, North Spit

New Carissa, North Spit

Go to North Spit The New Carissa was a freighter 639 feet (195 m) in length that grounded on North Spit in 1999, causing an oil spill about 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Coos Bay and 4 miles (6.5 km) west of the community of North Bend, Oregon. The U.S. Navy set...
Dudiak Fishing Lagoon, Homer Spit

Dudiak Fishing Lagoon, Homer Spit

Go to Dudiak Fishing Lagoon The Homer fishing lagoon or “The Fishing Hole” is located on the Homer Spit, a peninsula projecting 4 miles (6.5 km) into Kachemak Bay from the community of Homer, Alaska. In 2005, the man-made lagoon was named for Nick Dudiak,...