McArthur River, Trading Bay

McArthur River, Trading Bay

McArthur River starts at the terminus of McArthur Glacier and flows southeast for 33 miles (53 km) to Trading Bay in Cook Inlet, 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Kenai, Alaska. The river was named in 1910 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey for the survey ship McArthur....
Cape Etolin, Nunivak Island

Cape Etolin, Nunivak Island

Cape Etolin is a point of land extending into the Bering Sea on the north coast of Nunivak Island, 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Cape Vancouver on the mainland, and 6.4 miles (10 km) northeast of the community of Mekoryuk, Alaska. The cape was named “Mys...
Blackstone Glacier, Blackstone Bay

Blackstone Glacier, Blackstone Bay

Blackstone Glacier flows northeast for 7 miles (11.3 km) from the Chugach Mountains to its terminus at the head of Blackstone Bay, about 8 miles (13 km) south of Whittier, Alaska. The local name was reported in 1899 by W.C. Mendenhall of the U.S. Geological Survey....