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FV Norseman, Princess Royal Channel

FV Norseman, Princess Royal Channel

The fishing vessel Norseman sank in June 1978 in Princess Royal Channel, about 11 miles (18 km) southeast of Butedale and 115 miles (185 km) southeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

McLean Arm Bay, Prince of Wales Island

McLean Arm Bay, Prince of Wales Island

McLean Arm Bay is a narrow inlet that extends 6.5 miles (10.5 km) west from Clarence Strait, on the southeast coast of Prince of Wales Island, about 40 miles (65 km) southwest of Ketchikan and 40 miles (65 km) southeast of Hydaburg, Alaska.

Snug Harbor, Chisik Island

Snug Harbor, Chisik Island

Snug Harbor is a historical cannery located along a bight on the west coast of Chisik Island, at the southern end of Tuxedni Channel, on the western shore of Cook Inlet, about 51 miles (82 km) northwest of Homer and 56 miles (90 km) southwest of Kenai, Alaska.

Franklin Point, Año Nuevo State Reserve

Franklin Point, Año Nuevo State Reserve

Franklin Point is located in the Año Nuevo State Reserve, 7.3 miles (12 km) south-southeast of Pescadero and 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Santa Cruz, California.

King Cove, Alaska Peninsula

King Cove, Alaska Peninsula

King Cove is a small community on the Alaska Peninsula located partially on a spit separating King Cove Bay and King Cove Lagoon, about 18 air miles (29 km) southeast of the village of Cold Bay, Alaska.

Minter, Henderson Bay

Minter, Henderson Bay

Minter is a community on the northwestern shore of Henderson Bay, at the head of Carr Inlet in South Puget Sound, about 24 miles (39 km) southwest of Seattle and 5.5 miles (9 km) northwest of Gig Harbor, Washington.

Bootlegger Cove, Kachemak Bay

Bootlegger Cove, Kachemak Bay

Bootlegger Cove is the local name for a small shallow embayment, also known as Little Jakolof Bay, on the southeastern shore of Kachemak Bay, about 12 miles (19 km) south of Homer and 7.6 miles (12 km) northwest of Seldovia, Alaska.

Bamfield, Barkley Sound

Bamfield, Barkley Sound

Bamfield is a community located on Barkley Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, 32 miles (52 km) southwest of Port Alberni and 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Ucluelet, British Columbia.

Ross Adams Mine, Kendrick Bay

Ross Adams Mine, Kendrick Bay

The Ross Adams is a former uranium-thorium mine in the Tongass National Forest, located on the southeastern slopes of Bokan Mountain near the southern end of Prince of Wales Island, approximately 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Hydaburg and 38 air miles (61 km) southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska.

Funter Bay, Admiralty Island

Funter Bay, Admiralty Island

Funter Bay is on the west coast of the Mansfield Peninsula on Admiralty Island, about 32 miles (52 km) southeast of Gustavus and 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Ocean Roar, Walker Creek

Ocean Roar, Walker Creek

Ocean Roar is a small group of buildings at the mouth of Walker Creek, and formerly a community on the North Pacific Coast Railroad, about 2.3 miles (3.7 km) southwest of Tomales and 16 miles (26 km) west of Petaluma, California.

Harrison Lagoon, Prince William Sound

Harrison Lagoon, Prince William Sound

Harrison Lagoon is about 0.5 miles (800 m) across, located on the west side of Port Wells in Prince William Sound, 66 miles (106 km) west-southwest of Valdez and 22 miles (35.5 km) northeast of Whittier, Alaska.

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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