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Moclips, Mocrocks Beach

Moclips is a community between the south shore of the Moclips River and Mocrocks Beach, about 83 miles (134 km) west of Tacoma and 27 miles (44 km) northwest of Aberdeen, Washington. 

Port Edward, Tsimpsean Peninsula

Port Edward is a community located on the Tsimpsean Peninsula opposite Ridley Island, about 98 miles (158 km) southeast of Ketchikan and 9 miles (15 km) south of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Siuslaw River, Florence

The Siuslaw River enters the Pacific Ocean about 53 miles (85 km) west of Eugene and 43 miles (69 km) south of Newport, Oregon.

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Tigalda, Krenitzin Islands

Tigalda, Krenitzin Islands

Tigalda Island is 12 miles (19 km) long with an area of about 22,400 acres (9,065 ha) and is one of the Krenitzin Islands in the Eastern Aleutians, about 84 miles (135 km) southwest of False Pass and 28 miles (45 km) east of Akutan, Alaska.

Dodge Cove, Digby Island

Dodge Cove, Digby Island

Dodge Cove is a small community located on Digby Island, across from Kaien Island on the west side of Prince Rupert Harbour, about 88 miles (142 km) southeast of Ketchikan and 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Pelican, Lisianski Inlet

Pelican, Lisianski Inlet

Pelican is a small community located on the east side of Lisianski Inlet on the north coast of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska, about 71 miles (114 km) north-northwest of Sitka and 17 miles (27 km) south of Elfin Cove, Alaska.

Fourth of July Creek, Resurrection Bay

Fourth of July Creek, Resurrection Bay

Fourth of July Creek originates from a series of unnamed glaciers and snowfields on the Resurrection Peninsula in the Chugach Mountains of the Kenai Peninsula, and flows generally west for 3.2 miles (5 km) to an alluvial fan where it joins Godwin River and then flows southwest for 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to Resurrection Bay, about 53 miles (85 km) south-southwest of Whittier and 3.6 miles (6 km) southeast of Seward, Alaska.

Point San Luis Light Station, Avila Beach

Point San Luis Light Station, Avila Beach

Point San Luis is a peninsula formed by San Luis Hill, a headland with an elevation of 708 feet (216 m), that provides a sheltered harbor for Port San Luis and the community of Avila Beach on San Luis Obispo Bay, about 118 miles (190 km) south-southeast of Monterey and 7 miles (11 km) west-northwest of Pismo Beach, California.

Wrangell, Wrangell Island

Wrangell, Wrangell Island

Wrangell is a community situated at the mouth of the Stikine River on the north coast of Wrangell Island in the Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska, about 83 miles (134 km) north-northwest of Ketchikan and 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Petersburg, Alaska.

La Push, Quillayute River

La Push, Quillayute River

La Push is the traditional community of the Quileute people situated at the mouth of the Quillayute River within the Quileute Indian Reservation and surrounded by the coastal strip of Olympic National Park, about 32 miles (51 km) south of Neah Bay and 12 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Forks, Washington.

Petersburg, Mitkof Island

Petersburg, Mitkof Island

Petersburg is a community on the north end of Mitkof Island where the northern entrance to Wrangell Narrows meets Frederick Sound, about 116 miles (187 km) southeast of Juneau and 32 miles (52 km) northwest of Wrangell, Alaska.

Hopkins Marine Station, China Point

Hopkins Marine Station, China Point

Hopkins Marine Station is a laboratory of Stanford University located on China Point in Monterey Bay and adjacent to the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Pacific Grove, about 14 miles (23 km) south-southwest of Moss Landing and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north-northwest of Monterey, California.

Anangula Island, Bering Sea

Anangula Island, Bering Sea

Ananiuliak Island, also known as Anangula Island, is 1.4 miles (2.3 km) long situated in the Bering Sea and is one of the Fox Islands in the eastern Aleutian Islands, separated from Umnak Island by a channel about 0.93 miles (1.50 km) wide, about 116 miles (187 km) southwest of Dutch Harbor and 4.6 miles (7.4 km) north-northwest of Nikolski, Alaska.

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