King Island Village, Bering Sea

King Island Village, Bering Sea

King Island is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) across, with very steep slopes on all sides, in the Bering Sea about 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Point Spencer, 45 miles (73 km) south of the village of Wales, and 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Nome, Alaska. It was named by...
Joe Creek Estuary, Pacific Beach

Joe Creek Estuary, Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach is a coastal community 11 miles (18 km) south of Moclips, 8 miles (13 km) north of Copalis Beach, and 25 air miles (40 km) northwest of Hoquiam, Washington. The Joe Creek estuary is a strongly stratified lagoon, with freshwater overlying saline water,...
Moss Harbor, China Poot Bay

Moss Harbor, China Poot Bay

Moss Harbor is a small lagoon at the head of China Poot Bay, 12.6 miles (20 km) southeast of Homer, Alaska. China Poot Bay is nearly dry at low water, and a narrow channel along the northeast side of the bay terminates at Moss Harbor. Locals transit the channel in...
Pesuta, Tlell River

Pesuta, Tlell River

The wreck of the steamship Pezuta lies buried in the sand near the mouth of the Tlell River, on the east side of Graham Island, 29 miles (47 km) south-southeast of Masset in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. The ship was launched in 1918 as the SS Pezuta, the name is...
Carry Inlet, Shuyak Island

Carry Inlet, Shuyak Island

Carry Inlet in an embayment about 0.5 miles (0.9 km) across, on the north coast of Shuyak Island, 62 miles (100 km) north of Kodiak, Alaska. The inlet name was first published in 1911 by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Shuyak Island is part of the Kodiak...