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Proposal Rock, Neskowin Creek

Proposal Rock is at the mouth of the Neskowin Creek, about 10 miles (16 km) north-northeast of Lincoln City and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) south-southwest of the community of Neskowin, Oregon.

Symonds Bay, Biorka Island

Symonds Bay is on the north coast of Biorka Island, between Hanus Point to the east and Entrance Islet to the west, and extends about 0.9 miles (1.4 km) south to a gravel isthmus with a beach landing, about 184 miles (296 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 16 miles (26 km) south-southwest of Sitka, Alaska.

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.

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Leque Island, South Pass Stillaguamish River

Leque Island, South Pass Stillaguamish River

Leque Island is located at the mouth of the Stillaguamish River on South Pass channel that separates Camano Island from the mainland, about 43 miles (69 km) north of Seattle and 0.6 miles (1 km) southwest of Stanwood, Washington.

Sitka Lighthouse, Galankin Islands

Sitka Lighthouse, Galankin Islands

Sitka Lighthouse is privately owned and located at the northwestern end of Galankin Island in Sitka Sound between the Beardslee Islands to the west and Ball Islets to the east, about 43 miles (69 km) southwest of Angoon and 1 mile (1.6 km) south-southwest of Sitka, Alaska.

Cape Elizabeth, Chugach Islands

Cape Elizabeth, Chugach Islands

Elizabeth Island is about 3 miles (4.8 km) across, and along with Perl Island and East Chugach Island, it is one of the three Chugach Islands located on the north side of Kennedy Entrance about 96 miles (155 km) north-northeast of Kodiak and 36 miles (58 km) south-southwest of Homer, Alaska.

Tuluwat Island, Humboldt Bay

Tuluwat Island, Humboldt Bay

Tuluwat Island, also known as Gunther Island or Indian Island, is the largest of three islands along with Woodley and Dalby Islands located in Humboldt Bay, situated about 5.5 miles (8.8 km) south-southwest of Arcata and within the city of Eureka, California.

Kitkatla, Dolphin Island

Kitkatla, Dolphin Island

Kitkatla is a small Tsimshian village on the north coast of Dolphin Island approximately 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Seal Island, Prince William Sound

Seal Island, Prince William Sound

Seal Island is forested and uninhabited, about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) across, and located in Prince William Sound, about 7 miles (11 km) east of Knight Island, and 58 miles (93 km) west-southwest of Cordova, Alaska.

Mush Bay, East Arm Uganik Bay

Mush Bay, East Arm Uganik Bay

Mush Bay is on the western shore of East Arm Uganik Bay, on the west coast of Kodiak Island, 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Larsen Bay and 40 miles (65 km) west-southwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

Cape Cleare, Montague Island

Cape Cleare, Montague Island

Cape Cleare is a headland on the southwest end of Montague Island, at the entrance to Montague Strait that leads to Prince William Sound, about 60 miles (97 km) southeast of Seward, Alaska.

Tunnel Island, Raft River

Tunnel Island, Raft River

The Raft River is a stream located entirely within the Quinault Indian Reservation and flows into the Pacific Ocean at a sea stack called Tunnel Island on the Olympic Peninsula, about 9 miles (15 km) north of Taholah, Washington.

Humpback Bay, Porcher Island

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.

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