Gardiner, Smith River

Gardiner, Smith River

Go to Gardiner Gardiner is a community near the confluence of the Smith River and the Umpqua River, about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of the mouth of the Umpqua River and 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Reedsport, Oregon. Gardiner is named for a merchant whose ship,...
Tutka Bay Falls, Kachemak Bay

Tutka Bay Falls, Kachemak Bay

Go to Tutka Bay Falls Tutka Bay Falls cascades from the steep mountains of the Kenai Peninsula on the north shore and near the head of Tutka Bay, about 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Homer and 15 miles (24 km) east of Seldovia, Alaska. Tutka Bay is a long fjord on the...
Whale Passage, Prince of Wales Island

Whale Passage, Prince of Wales Island

Go to Whale Passage Whale Passage is a waterway about 10 miles (16 km) long, between Thorne Island and Prince of Wales Island, about 40 miles (65 km) southwest of Wrangell and 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Whale Pass, Alaska. The passage was named in 1886 by Lieutenant...