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Tyonek, Cook Inlet

The village of Tyonek is on the northwest shore of Cook Inlet about 43 miles (69 km) southwest of Anchorage.

Sumdum Village, Endicott Arm

Sumdum Village is a historical Tlingit community located about 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Powers Creek, on Sumdum Bay at the northern end of Endicott Arm, about 70 miles (113 km) north-northwest of Petersburg and 49 miles (79 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska. Powers...

Gwent Cove, Pearse Canal

Gwent Cove is a small community, and site of the historical Hidden Inlet Cannery, at the entrance to Hidden Inlet, an estuary that trends north for 6 miles from the western shore of Pearse Canal, 45 miles north of Prince Rupert and 61 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska.

Shelton, Hammersley Inlet

Shelton is a community located at the head of Hammersley Inlet, in Oakland Bay, Washington.

Kivalina, Singauk Entrance

Kivalina is a community located on a barrier island between the Chukchi Sea and Kivalina Lagoon, about 79 miles (127 km) northwest of Kotzebue and 72 miles (116 km) southeast of Point Hope, Alaska.

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Sinclair Inlet

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is a U.S Navy facility on 179 acres (72.4 ha) on the north shore of Sinclair Inlet at Bremerton, about 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Tacoma and 15 miles (24 km) west of Seattle, Washington.

Lucia, Big Sur

Lucia is a small community in Monterey County located 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Lopez Point, and 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of Rockland Landing at an elevation of 354 feet (108 m), about 43 miles (69 km) south-southeast of Monterey, California.

Vancouver, Burrard Inlet

Vancouver is a coastal seaport located on Burrard Inlet, near the mouth of the Fraser River, on the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.

Nuchek, Port Etches

Nuchek is an abandoned village at Port Etches on Hinchinbrook Island in Prince William Sound, about 56 miles (90 km) south-southwest of Valdez and 35 miles (56 km) southwest of Cordova, Alaska.

Sooke Harbour, Strait of Juan de Fuca

Sooke is a community located on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, about 23 miles (38 km) by road from the city of Victoria, British Columbia.

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Jabbertown, Point Hope

Jabbertown, Point Hope

Jabbertown is a historical shore whaling station on the Chukchi Sea coast, about 150 miles (242 km) northwest of Kotzebue and 2.5 miles (4 km) southeast of Point Hope, also known as Tigara, Alaska.

Dillon Beach, Bodega Bay

Dillon Beach, Bodega Bay

Dillon Beach is a community located on Bodega Bay near the mouth of Tomales Bay, about 19 miles (31 km) southwest of Santa Rosa and 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Point Reyes Station, California.

Nunam Iqua, Sheldon Point

Nunam Iqua, Sheldon Point

Nunam Iqua is a small community on Sheldon Point located on the left bank of 
Kwemeluk Pass in the Yukon River delta, about 157 miles (253 km) northwest of Bethel and 12.4 miles (20 km) south-southwest of Alakanuk, Alaska. 

Kustatan, West Foreland

Kustatan, West Foreland

Kustatan is a historical Dena’ina community on the south shore of the West Foreland in Cook Inlet, about 71 miles (115 km) southwest of Anchorage and 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Kenai, Alaska.

Graveyard Point, Skeena River

Graveyard Point, Skeena River

Graveyard Point was a steamboat landing and telegraph station at the mouth of the Shames River on the Skeena River 42 miles (68 km) upstream from Port Essington, about 58 miles (94 km) east of Prince Rupert and 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Terrace, British Columbia.

Nikolski, Umnak Island

Nikolski, Umnak Island

Nikolski is a community located on Nikolski Bay, on the north coast and at the southwest end of Umnak Island, one of the Fox Islands in the Eastern Aleutian Islands, about 910 miles (1,468 km) southwest of Anchorage and 116 miles (187 km) southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

Klamath River, Requa

Klamath River, Requa

The Klamath River flows for 257 miles (415 km) from a broad patchwork of lakes and marshes at the edge of the Oregon high desert, through the Cascades and the Klamath Mountains, and enters the Pacific Ocean at the community of Requa, about 52 miles (84 km) north of Eureka and 16 miles (26 km) south-southeast of Crescent City, California.

Point Hope, Chukchi Sea

Point Hope, Chukchi Sea

Point Hope is a prominent point of land extending west for 13 miles (21 km) from the mouth of the Kukpuk River on the Cape Lisburne peninsula into the Chukchi Sea, about 320 miles (516 km) southwest of Utqiaġvik and 151 miles (244 km) northwest of Kotzebue, Alaska.

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Sinclair Inlet

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Sinclair Inlet

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is a U.S Navy facility on 179 acres (72.4 ha) on the north shore of Sinclair Inlet at Bremerton, about 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Tacoma and 15 miles (24 km) west of Seattle, Washington.

Fulford Harbour, Salt Spring Island

Fulford Harbour, Salt Spring Island

Fulford Harbour is an embayment and a small community on the southeast coast of Salt Spring Island, about 39 miles (63 km) southwest of Vancouver and 9 miles (14.5 km) north-northwest of Sidney, British Columbia.

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