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Walton Lighthouse, Santa Cruz Harbor

Walton Lighthouse, Santa Cruz Harbor

Walton Lighthouse is situated on the west jetty at the entrance to the Santa Cruz harbor adjacent to Seabright State Beach, about 25 miles (40 km) north-northwest of Monterey and in the city of Santa Cruz, California.

Sumdum Mine, Sanford Cove

Sumdum Mine, Sanford Cove

Sumdum is a historical mine and community located at the head of Sanford Cove, an embayment on the southern shore of Endicott Arm, about 64 miles (103 km) north-northwest of Petersburg and 55 miles (89 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska.

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.

Sadie River, Kachemak Bay

Sadie River, Kachemak Bay

Sadie River starts on the western flank of the Kenai Mountains at an elevation of about 3,200 feet (975 m) and flows generally west-northwest for 6 miles (10 km) through Kachemak Bay State Park to the head of Sadie Cove, about 14.5 miles (23 km) south-southeast of Homer and 13 miles (20 km) east-northeast of Seldovia, Alaska.

Carlisle Cannery, Skeena River

Carlisle Cannery, Skeena River

Carlisle is a historical remote salmon cannery on the east bank at the mouth of the Skeena River, about 66 miles (106 km) southwest of Terrace and 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

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.

Cliff Falls, Deep Cove

Cliff Falls, Deep Cove

Cliff Falls is the outlet for Cliff Lake situated at the head of Deep Cove, an embayment on the east coast of Baranof Island with an entrance about 1.1 miles (1.8 km) west of Patterson Point, about 41 miles (66 km) south-southeast of Sitka and 17.5 miles (28 km) north-northwest of Port Armstrong, Alaska.

Hobbit Beach, Heceta Head

Hobbit Beach, Heceta Head

Hobbit Beach is a secluded strand located just north of Heceta Head, about 13 miles (21 km) north of Florence and 12.5 miles (20 km) south of Yachats, Oregon.

Mariner Lagoon, Kachemak Bay

Mariner Lagoon, Kachemak Bay

Mariner Lagoon is situated at the base of the Homer Spit, about 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of the community of Homer, Alaska.

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.

About the background graphic

This ‘warming stripe’ graphic is a visual representation of the change in global temperature from 1850 (top) to 2019 (bottom). Each stripe represents the average global temperature for one year. The average temperature from 1971-2000 is set as the boundary between blue and red. The colour scale goes from -0.7°C to +0.7°C. The data are from the UK Met Office HadCRUT4.6 dataset. 

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