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Pysht River, Strait of Juan de Fuca

The Pysht River originates near Ellis Mountain on the Olympic Peninsula and flows generally north for 16 miles (26 km) to the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington.

Miners Bay, Mayne Island

Miners Bay is located on Mayne Island, on the southeast side of Active Pass which separates Galiano and Mayne Islands, about 14.5 miles (23 km) north-northeast of Sidney, British Columbia.

Muir Beach, Marin Peninsula

Muir Beach is a community and beach located 16.5 miles (26.6 km) northwest of San Francisco on the Marin Peninsula, California.

Fort Ross, Northwest Cape

Fort Ross was a settlement established in 1812 by the Russian-American Company at Northwest Cape, California.

Allyn, Case Inlet

Allyn is a community on the western shore of the North Bay region of Case Inlet, near the mouth of Sherwood Creek in southern Puget Sound, Washington.

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.

Teller, Port Clarence

The community of Teller is located on a spit separating Port Clarence Bay from Grantley Harbor, about 59 miles (95 km) northwest of Nome and 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Brevig Mission, Alaska.

Brentwood Bay, Saanich Inlet

Brentwood Bay is a community in Central Saanich located on Saanich Inlet, 13 miles (21 km) north of the city of Victoria and 7 miles (12 km) south of Sidney, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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. 

Marshall, Tomales Bay

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. 

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Chenik, Kamishak Bay

Chenik, Kamishak Bay

Chenik is a historical community at the mouth of Chenik Creek on the west shore of Kamishak Bay, about 98 miles (158 km) northeast of King Salmon and 98 miles (158 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska.

Lawson Harbour, Lewis Island

Lawson Harbour, Lewis Island

Lawson Harbour is a community on Lewis Island at the mouth of the Skeena River, about 75 miles (121 km) southwest of Terrace and 20 miles (32 km) south of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Gambell, Northwest Cape

Gambell, Northwest Cape

Gambell is a community on Northwest Cape, at the northwest tip of Saint Lawrence Island, about 196 miles (316 km) southwest of Nome, Alaska, and 62 miles (100 km) southeast of Provideniya, Russia.

Nunagiak, Point Belcher

Nunagiak, Point Belcher

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, Tomales Bay

Marshall, Tomales Bay

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. 

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.

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