Village Islands, Uganik Bay

Village Islands, Uganik Bay

Village Islands is a group of 6 large islands and many islets that extend for 1.7 miles (2.7 km) along the western shore of Uganik Bay, about 147 miles (237 km) southwest of Homer and 42 miles (68 km) due west of Kodiak, Alaska. The Village Islands were named in 1897...
Cape Douglas, Shelikof Strait

Cape Douglas, Shelikof Strait

Cape Douglas is a point of land at the base of Mount Douglas that forms the southern entrance to Sukoi Bay, on the western shore of Shelikof Strait in Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 83 miles (134 km) southwest of Homer and 81 miles (131 km) northwest of...
Neva, Kruzof Island

Neva, Kruzof Island

Go to Kruzof Island In 1813, the Russian exploration ship Neva wrecked near Kruzof Island, about 93 miles (150 km) southwest of Juneau and 10 miles (16 km) west of Sitka, Alaska. The Tlingit name for this island was recorded in 1849 by Captain Tebenov of the Imperial...
Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

Go to Mary D. Hume Mary D. Hume was a steamer built in 1881 by R.D. Hume, a pioneer and early businessman of Ellensburg, a historical community at the mouth of the Rogue River, now named Gold Beach, Oregon. Mary D. Hume was built of timber cut from the coast range and...