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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.

Claxton, Telegraph Passage

Claxton is a historical salmon cannery and community at the mouth of Claxton Creek on the eastern shore of Telegraph Passage in the Skeena River estuary, about 66 miles (106 km) southwest of Terrace and 19 miles (31 km) south-southeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Port Bailey, Dry Spruce Bay

Port Bailey is a historical cannery in Dry Spruce Bay on the Kupreanof Peninsula of Kodiak Island, about 130 miles (209 km) south-southwest of Homer and 26 miles (42 km) west-northwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Butedale, Princess Royal Island

Butedale, Princess Royal Island

Butedale is a historical salmon cannery and community located on a small embayment adjacent to Butedale Falls along the Inside Passage on the northeast side of Princess Royal Island across from Work Island on the southern shore of Fraser Reach, which is part of Princess Royal Channel, about 103 miles (166 km) southeast of Prince Rupert and 59 miles (95 km) south of Kitimat, British Columbia.

Kukak Cannery, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kukak Cannery, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kukak Bay is the site of a historical razor clam cannery on the western shore of Shelikof Strait, in Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 132 miles (212 km) southwest of Homer and 77 miles (124 km) northwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

Bay of Pillars, Kuiu Island

Bay of Pillars, Kuiu Island

Bay of Pillars is on the west coast of Kuiu Island and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) across between Point Sullivan to the north and Point Ellis to the south, about 52 miles (84 km) southeast of Sitka and 52 miles (84 km) west-southwest of Petersburg, Alaska.

Snug Harbor, Chisik Island

Snug Harbor, Chisik Island

Snug Harbor is a historical cannery located along a bight on the west coast of Chisik Island, at the southern end of Tuxedni Channel, on the western shore of Cook Inlet, about 51 miles (82 km) northwest of Homer and 56 miles (90 km) southwest of Kenai, Alaska.

King Cove, Alaska Peninsula

King Cove, Alaska Peninsula

King Cove is a small community on the Alaska Peninsula located partially on a spit separating King Cove Bay and King Cove Lagoon, about 18 air miles (29 km) southeast of the village of Cold Bay, Alaska.

Funter Bay, Admiralty Island

Funter Bay, Admiralty Island

Funter Bay is on the west coast of the Mansfield Peninsula on Admiralty Island, about 32 miles (52 km) southeast of Gustavus and 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Pilot Point, Ugashik Bay

Pilot Point, Ugashik Bay

Pilot Point is a community on the eastern shore of Ugashik Bay, on the north coast of the Alaska Peninsula, 83 miles (134 km) south-southwest of King Salmon and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Ugashik, Alaska.

Todd Cannery, Peril Strait

Todd Cannery, Peril Strait

Todd is an abandoned cannery and a historical settlement on Lindenberg Harbor in Peril Strait, on the southern coast of Chichagof Island, 9 miles (15 km) west of Chatham Strait and 32 air miles (52 km) north-northeast of Sitka, Alaska

Portlock Cannery, Port Chatham

Portlock Cannery, Port Chatham

Portlock is a historical salmon cannery in Port Chatham, an embayment on the southern coast of the Kenai Peninsula, about 102 miles (164 km) north-northeast of Kodiak and 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of Port Graham, Alaska.

Canadian Fishing Company, Prince Rupert

Canadian Fishing Company, Prince Rupert

The Canadian Fishing Company operates fish processing plants on Prince Rupert Harbour at Seal Cove and at George Hills Way, about 89 miles (143 km) southeast of Ketchikan and 72 miles (116 km) west-southwest of Terrace, British Columbia.

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