Point Spencer, Port Clarence

Point Spencer, Port Clarence

Point Spencer is the north end of a spit about 19 miles (31 km) long, between the Bering Sea and Port Clarence, on the Seward Peninsula, about 14 miles (23 km) west of Teller, Alaska. The point was named in 1827 by Frederick William Beechey for Captain Robert Spencer...
Ophir, Euchre Creek

Ophir, Euchre Creek

Ophir is a small community on Euchre Creek in Curry County, about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) upstream from the Pacific Ocean, and 4 miles (6.5 km) northeast of the community of Nesika Beach, Oregon. Nesika Beach is also a strand about 6 miles (10 km) long between the...
Millers Landing, Kachemak Bay

Millers Landing, Kachemak Bay

Millers Landing is on the north shore of Kachemak Bay, on the Kenai Peninsula, about 4 miles (6.5 km) northwest of Homer, Alaska. The local name was first reported and published by the U.S. Geological Survey in the 1950s. Millers Landing is named after Charles Miller...
Willows Beach, Oak Bay

Willows Beach, Oak Bay

Willows Beach is a beachfront neighborhood between Bowker Creek and Cattle Point at the head of Oak Bay in Victoria, British Columbia. It takes its name from the Willows Fairground, built in 1891, that was the main horse-racing venue in Victoria during the early 20th...