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Prager Islands, Great Bear Rainforest

Prager Islands is a group of islands, islets, and tidal reefs in Hecate Strait, situated between Dolphin Island to the east and Goschen Island to the northwest, which are part of the Gitxaala Nii Luutiksm Conservancy within the Great Bear Rainforest, about 39 miles (63 km) south-southwest of Prince Rupert and 4 miles (6.4 km) west-southwest of Kitkatla, British Columbia.

Five Fingers Light, Stephens Passage

The Five Fingers are a group of islands at the south entrance to Stephens Passage, 67 miles (108 km) east-northeast of Sitka and 41 miles (66 km) northwest of Petersburg, Alaska.

Kendrick Island, Wakes Cove Provincial Park

Kendrick Island is near the eastern entrance to Gabriola Passage, 0.1 miles (0.2 km) off the northeast coast of Valdes Island and surrounded by Wakes Cove Provincial Park, about 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Vancouver and 12 miles (19 km) east-southeast of Nanaimo, British Columbia.

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Ark Island, Aniakchak River

Ark Island, Aniakchak River

Ark Island is situated at the mouth of the Aniakchak River on the north shore of Aniakchak Bay and on the southeastern coast of the Alaska Peninsula, about 205 miles (330 km) southwest of Kodiak and 47 miles (75 km) northeast of Chignik, Alaska.

George Islands, Cross Sound

George Islands, Cross Sound

George Island is the largest of the George Islands located at the entrance to Port Althorp, between the Inian and Althorp Peninsulas on northern Chichagof Island and on the southern coast of Cross Sound, about 28 miles (45 km) north-northwest of Sitka and 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Gustavus, Alaska.

Little Tutka, Kachemak Bay

Little Tutka, Kachemak Bay

Little Tutka Bay is a tidal lagoon on the south side of Kachemak Bay, on the southern shore of the entrance to Tutka Bay, about 12 miles (19 km) south of Homer and 7 miles (11 km) east-northeast of Seldovia, Alaska.

Uganik Fisheries Cannery, Northeast Arm

Uganik Fisheries Cannery, Northeast Arm

Uganik Fisheries is a historical salmon cannery on the north shore of Northeast Arm in Uganik Bay about 1.3 miles (2 km) southeast of Starr Point on the northwestern coast of Kodiak Island, about 147 miles (237 km) south-southwest of Homer and 35 miles (56 km) west of Kodiak, Alaska.

Northeast Cape, Saint Lawrence Island

Northeast Cape, Saint Lawrence Island

Northeast Cape is a headland formed by the Kinipaghulghat Mountains at the far eastern end of Saint Lawrence Island, between Kangighsak Point to the west and Cape Seevooka to the east on the north coast of the island and Apavawook Cape on the south coast, about 133 miles (214 km) southwest of Nome and 96 miles (155 km) east-southeast of Gambell, Alaska.

Cormorant Point, Gordon Head

Cormorant Point, Gordon Head

Cormorant Point is a headland located between Cordova Bay and Margaret Bay, in the Gordon Head neighborhood of Saanich, about 11 miles (18 km) south-southeast of Sidney and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north-northeast of Victoria, British Columbia.

Trident Seafoods, Akutan

Trident Seafoods, Akutan

Trident Seafoods operates a processing facility near Akutan Village on Akutan Island, one of the Krenitzen Islands in the Fox Island group of the Eastern Aleutians, about 750 miles (1210 km) southwest of Anchorage and 36 miles (58 km) northeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

Burnett Inlet, Etolin Island

Burnett Inlet, Etolin Island

Burnett Inlet is a narrow estuarine fjord extending about 9 miles (15 km) north from Clarence Strait into the southwest coast of Etolin Island, about 63 miles (101 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 25 miles (40 km) south-southwest of Wrangell, Alaska.

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor is a community at the head of a protected embayment on the eastern coast of San Juan Island, the second-largest island after Orcas Island and most populous in the San Juan archipelago, about 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Victoria and 18 miles (29 km) west of Anacortes, Washington.

Akutan Village, Akutan Island

Akutan Village, Akutan Island

Akutan is a community situated on the northern shore of Akutan Harbor on Akutan Island, one of the Krenitzin Islands in the Fox Islands group of the Eastern Aleutians, about 766 miles (1,233 km) southwest of Anchorage and 35 miles (56 km) east of Unalaska, Alaska.

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