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Skull Island, Massacre Bay

Skull Island is a 2.5-acre (1.0 ha) uninhabited island in Massacre Bay, off the coast of Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Archipelago in Washington State.

Thorne Bay, Prince of Wales Island

Thorne Bay is a small community on the east coast of Prince of Wales Island, 12 miles (19.4 km) north-northwest of Kasaan, Alaska.

Lincoln Rock Light, Clarence Strait

Lincoln Rock and Lincoln Island are small islets in Clarence Strait in Southeast Alaska, about 63 miles (102 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 31 miles (50 km) southwest of Wrangell, Alaska.

Whitman Creek, Revillagigedo Island

Whitman Creek starts at an unnamed lake high in the mountains above George Inlet on the southeast coast of Revillagigedo Island, and flows southeast through Whitman Lake, and then about 0.7 miles to George Inlet, about 5 miles east of Ketchikan and 0.5 miles northeast of Herring Bay, Alaska.

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.

Sidney Spit, Sidney Island

The Sidney Spit is located on the north end of the island and is known for salt marshes, tidal flats, beautiful sandy beaches, and backcountry camping.

Sledge Island, Bering Sea

Sledge Island is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) across, in the Bering Sea about 5 miles (8 km) off the south coast of the Seward Peninsula, and 25 miles (40 km) west of Nome, Alaska.

Taz Basin, Granite Island

Taz Basin is a small cove, on the west coast of Granite Island, about 35 miles (56 km) southwest of Seward, Alaska.

Crook Point, Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Crook Point is 1.4 miles (2.3 km) of offshore rocks, cliffs, rocky intertidal, and subtidal reefs about 11 miles (18 km) south of Gold Beach, Oregon.

Destruction Island, Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge

Destruction Island is part of the Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge and is located 3.5 miles (6 km) offshore, about 56 miles (90 km) southwest of Port Angeles and 17 miles (27 km) southeast of La Push, Washington.

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Sandman Reefs, Aleutian Islands

Sandman Reefs, Aleutian Islands

The Sandman Reefs are a group of islets, reefs, and wave-washed rocks between the Pavlof Islands and Deer Island in the north, and extending south almost to the Sanak Islands, about 78 miles (126 km) southwest of Sand Point and 24 miles (39 km) south of King Cove, Alaska.

Burr Point, Augustine Volcano

Burr Point, Augustine Volcano

Burr Point is a headland on Augustine Volcano in Cook Inlet, about 108 miles (174 km) north-northwest of Kodiak and 69 miles (111 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska.

Penelakut Island, Trincomali Channel

Penelakut Island, Trincomali Channel

Penelakut Island is located in the southern Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the mainland Pacific coast, about 40 miles (65 km) north-northwest of Victoria and 32 miles (52 km) southwest of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Casket Rock, Elk

Casket Rock, Elk

Casket Rock is the outermost of three large rocks west of the community of Elk, about 22 miles (35 km) south-southeast of Fort Brag and 13 miles (21 km) north of Point Arena, California.

Lincoln Rock Light, Clarence Strait

Lincoln Rock Light, Clarence Strait

Lincoln Rock and Lincoln Island are small islets in Clarence Strait in Southeast Alaska, about 63 miles (102 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 31 miles (50 km) southwest of Wrangell, Alaska.

Nordyke Island, Kamishak Bay

Nordyke Island, Kamishak Bay

Nordyke Island is about 35 feet (11 m) high, flat, and grass-topped, located in Kamishak Bay about 115 miles (186 km) northwest of Kodiak and 96 miles (155 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska. Two smaller flat grass-topped islands are southwest of Nordyke Island, and a...

Queen Charlotte, Graham Island

Queen Charlotte, Graham Island

The village of Queen Charlotte has a population of about 850 and is located on Skidegate Inlet, British Columbia.

Gull Island, Kachemak Bay

Gull Island, Kachemak Bay

Gull Island is about 633 feet (193 m) long and 93 feet (28 m) high, located at the entrance to Peterson Bay, along the southeast shore of Kachemak Bay, and about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Homer, Alaska.

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