Cape Mendocino, Lost Coast

Cape Mendocino, Lost Coast

Go to Cape Mendocino Cape Mendocino is the westernmost point on the Lost Coast, about 210 miles (338 km) northwest of San Francisco, and 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Eureka, California. The cape was named by Spanish explorer Andrés de Urdaneta in 1565 in honor of...
Cape Pankof, Unimak Island

Cape Pankof, Unimak Island

Go to Cape Pankof Cape Pankof is a point of land on the southeast tip of the lkatan Peninsula on the southeast coast of Unimak Island, 148 miles (239 km) northeast of Dutch Harbor and 18 miles (29 km) southeast of False Pass, Alaska. The Russian name was first...
Siuslaw River, Florence

Siuslaw River, Florence

Go to Siuslaw River The Siuslaw River enters the Pacific Ocean about 53 miles (85 km) west of Eugene and 43 miles (69 km) south of Newport, Oregon. Florence is a coastal community at the mouth of the river that was originally inhabited by the Siuslaw Tribe. The origin...
McKeon Flats, Wosnesenski River

McKeon Flats, Wosnesenski River

Go to McKeon Flats The McKeon Flats is located at the head of Neptune Bay on the south shore of Kachemak Bay, about 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Seldovia and 9 miles (14.5 km) southeast of Homer, Alaska. The local name was first reported in the 1940s on maps by the...