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Tongass Island is the historical site of Fort Tongass located near the southern extent of the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska about 4.5 miles (7 km) north of the Canadian Border, bounded by Nakat Bay to the west and a channel called Port Tongass to the east, about 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Lax Kw’alaams, British Columbia and 54 miles (87 km) southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska.
Rolph, or Ralph Slough is a tidal creek in an area of grass meadows and numerous unnamed sloughs that cut through vast mud flats on the left bank near the mouth of the Nushagak River at Nushagak Point, about 55 miles (89 km) west-northwest of Naknek and 6 miles (10 km) south of Dillingham, Alaska.
Point Reyes Station is a community situated on the San Adreas Rift Zone at the head of Tomales Bay near the tidal estuary of Lagunitas Creek, about 29 miles (47 km) northwest of San Francisco and 3.5 miles (6 km) southeast of Inverness, California.
Klawock is a community on the estuary of the Klawock River on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island in the Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska, about 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Craig, Alaska.
Kongiganak is a Central Yup’ik community situated on the eastern bank of the Kongnignanohk River that flows generally south for 40 miles (64 km) through a watershed of 29,718 acres (12,026 ha) in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge to the western shore of Kuskokwim Bay, about 69 miles (111 km) southwest of Bethel and 11 miles (18 km) east-northeast of Kwigillingok, Alaska.
Jack Bay is an estuary surrounded by the Chugach Mountains that extends southeast for 6 miles (10 km) from Valdez Arm in Prince William Sound, about 70 miles (113 km) northeast of Whittier and 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Valdez, Alaska.
Restoration Point is a conspicuous ledge on the southern end of Bainbridge Island in Puget Sound, about 7 miles (11 km) east-northeast of Bremerton and 7 miles (11 km) west-southwest of Seattle, Washington.
Shaw Island is located in Katmai National Park and Preserve, 2.5 miles (4 km) north of the Alaska Peninsula near the entrance to Kamishak Bay on the western shore of Cook Inlet, about 119 miles (192 km) east-northeast of King Salmon and 79 miles (127 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska.
Telegraph Point is the historical site of a telegraph station on the north bank of the Skeena River, about 48 miles (77 km) southwest of Terrace and 28 miles (45 km) southeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
Broken Oar Cove is an embayment on the southeast coast of Yakutat Bay and the site of a logging operation, about 208 miles (335 km) northwest of Juneau and 3.3 miles (5.3 km) northeast of Yakutat, Alaska.
Nunagiak is an abandoned village at Point Belcher that dates to the prehistorical Thule culture, located about 78 miles (126 km) southwest of Utquiagvik and 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Wainwright, Alaska.
Marshall is on the northeast shore of Tomales Bay, about 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Bodega Bay and 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Tomales, California.