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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

Humpback Bay, Porcher Island

Humpback Bay is an embayment on the north coast of Porcher Island off Malacca Passage, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Snug Harbor, Chisik Island

Snug Harbor is a former 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.

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Larsen Bay Cannery, Kodiak Island

Larsen Bay Cannery, Kodiak Island

Larsen Bay is a small village and historical salmon cannery on Larsen Bay, an embayment that extends 6 miles (9.6 km) off of Uyak Bay on the west coast of Kodiak Island, about 125 miles (202 km) southeast of King Salmon and 58 miles (94 km) west-southwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

Tuxedni Bay, Cook Inlet

Tuxedni Bay, Cook Inlet

Tuxedni Bay is an estuary that extends southeast for 14 miles (23 km) from the mouth of Tuxedni River to Cook Inlet, at Chisik Island, about 59 miles (95 km) northwest of Homer and 57 miles (92 km) southwest of Kenai, Alaska.

Yakutat, Monti Bay

Yakutat, Monti Bay

Yakutat is a small community at the head of Monti Bay, on the southeast shore of Yakutat Bay, about 222 miles (358 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 210 miles (339 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Kenai River, Cook Inlet

Kenai River, Cook Inlet

Kenai River flows into Cook Inlet on the western shore of the Kenai Peninsula, about 65 miles (105 km) southwest of Anchorage and at the community of Kenai, Alaska.

Craig, Prince of Wales Island

Craig, Prince of Wales Island

Craig is a community on the western coast of Prince of Wales Island approximately 56 miles (90 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 220 miles (350 km) south of Juneau, Alaska.

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.

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