Mount Saint Elias, Icy Bay

Mount Saint Elias, Icy Bay

Mount Saint Elias is located on the Alaska-Canada boundary in the Saint Elias Range, about 165 miles (266 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 67 miles  108 km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska. Its name in Tlingit is Yasʼéitʼaa Shaa, meaning “mountain behind Icy...
Proposal Rock, Neskowin Creek

Proposal Rock, Neskowin Creek

Proposal Rock is at the mouth of the Neskowin Creek, about 10 miles (16 km) north-northeast of Lincoln City and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) south-southwest of the community of Neskowin, Oregon. The rock is named for a local legend and is also located adjacent to the stumps of...
Neva, Kruzof Island

Neva, 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 Russian Navy, as...