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Portlock, Port Chatham

Portlock is the site of an abandoned cannery on the south coast of the Kenai Peninsula, on the south shore of Port Chatham, about 16 miles (26 km) south of Seldovia, and 9.8 miles (15.8 km) south-southeast of Port Graham, Alaska.

Uganik Fisheries Cannery, Northeast Arm

The abandoned Uganik Fisheries cannery is on the north shore of Northeast Arm, about 1.3 miles (2 km) southeast of Starr Point, in Uganik Bay, Alaska.

Chomly, Cholmondeley Sound

Chomly is an abandoned cannery and settlement on the south shore of West Arm Cholmondeley Sound, 28 miles (45 km) west-southwest of Ketchikan and 20 miles (32 km) east-northeast of Hydaburg, Alaska.

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Alitak Cannery, Lazy Bay

Alitak Cannery, Lazy Bay

Alitak is a historical salmon cannery and fish processing plant located on Lazy Bay at the southern end of Kodiak Island, about 152 miles (245 km) southeast of King Salmon and 92 miles (148 km) southwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

Aniakchak Bay, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve

Aniakchak Bay, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve

Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve surrounds Mount Aniakchak caldera in the Aleutian Range, which is 6 miles (9.7 km) wide and 2,500 feet (762 m) deep and formed during a massive volcanic eruption 3,500 years ago, about 200 miles (323 km) southwest of Kodiak and 50 miles (81 km) northeast of Chignik, Alaska.

Ivanof Bay, Alaska Peninsula

Ivanof Bay, Alaska Peninsula

lvanof Bay is a community on the Alaska Peninsula at the north end of Ivanof Bay, about 57 miles (92 km) northeast of Sand Point and 13 miles (21 km) west of Perryville, Alaska.

Tongue Point, Semiahmoo Spit

Tongue Point, Semiahmoo Spit

Tongue Point is at the end of Semiahmoo Spit, a 125-acre (51 ha) sandbar about 1 mile (1.6 km) long that partially encloses Drayton Harbor, about 21 miles (34 km) northwest of Bellingham and 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Blaine, Washington.

Cannery Cove, North Arm Moira Sound

Cannery Cove, North Arm Moira Sound

Cannery Cove is on the southeastern shore and near the head of North Arm Moira Sound, about 28 miles (45 km) east-southeast of Hydaburg and 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska.

Port Vita, Raspberry Strait

Port Vita, Raspberry Strait

Port Vita is an abandoned herring reduction plant and saltery located on Raspberry Strait, on the northeastern coast of Raspberry Island, about 31 miles (50 km) northwest of Kodiak and 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Port Lions, Alaska. 

Port Wakefield, Raspberry Island

Port Wakefield, Raspberry Island

Port Wakefield is an abandoned cannery on the east coast of Raspberry Island, about 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Kodiak and 14 miles (23 km) north-northwest of Port Lions, Alaska.

Ekuk Fisheries, Nushagak Bay

Ekuk Fisheries, Nushagak Bay

Ekuk is a small village located on Ekuk Spit on the eastern shore of Nushagak Bay, a branch of Bristol Bay, about 16 miles (26 km) south-southwest of Dillingham and 1.3 (2.1 km) miles southwest of Clarks Point, Alaska.

Chignik Fisheries, Chignik Lagoon

Chignik Fisheries, Chignik Lagoon

Chignik Fisheries is a facility, formerly owned and operated as a cannery by Wards Cove Packing Company, located on the northwest shore of Chignik Lagoon, southwest of Dago Point, about 44 miles (71 km) south of Port Heiden and 36 miles (58 km) northeast of Perryville, Alaska.

Clarks Point, Nushagak Bay

Clarks Point, Nushagak Bay

Clarks Point is a small community named after a spit located on the eastern shore of Nushagak Bay, about 57 miles (92 km) west-northwest of Naknek and 14 miles (23 km) south-southwest of Dillingham, Alaska.

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