The Kashteen Peninsula is located in Icy Bay and is emerging from under the retreating Guyot Glacier, about 149 miles (240 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 73 miles (118 km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.
Mary D. Hume was a steamer built in 1881 by R.D. Hume, a pioneer and early businessman of Ellensburg, a historical community at the mouth of the Rogue River, now named Gold Beach, Oregon.
The Homer Marine Terminal barge basin is located on the northeast side of the Homer Spit approximately 0.5 miles (0.8 km) northwest of the Dudiak Fishing Lagoon, about 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Mariner Lagoon and 4 miles (6.5 km) southeast of Homer, Alaska.
Salt Lagoon is an embayment at the foot of the Spiller Range on Porcher Island, about 15 miles (24 km) south-southwest of Port Edward and 15 miles (24 km) north-northeast of Kitkatla, British Columbia.
The West Dock Causeway was constructed between 1974 and 1981 to support oil exploration and access a seawater treatment facility located 2.5 miles (4 km) into Prudhoe Bay, about 59 miles (95 km) northeast of Nuiqsut and 15 miles (24 km) north of Deadhorse, Alaska.
Guyot Glacier is 34 miles (55 km) long and 8 miles (13 km) wide and located in the Robinson Mountains, about 146 miles (235 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 76 miles (123 km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.
Point Fermin is a headland in San Pedro, about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Santa Monica and 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Long Beach, California.
Sumdum Glacier starts on the south slope of Mount Sumdum and flows southwest for 3 miles (4.8 km) to Powers Creek, 89 miles (144 km) northeast of Sitka, and 50 miles (81 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska.
The Oregon Dunes are located between the Coos River in North Bend and the Siuslaw River in Florence, Oregon.
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...
The Islands of Race Rocks are located just off the southern tip of Vancouver Island, about 16 km (10 mi) southwest of Victoria, British Columbia. Race Rocks are named for the fast flowing tidal races that develop large waves and eddies. Because of the unusually strong currents, there is an exceptional variety of marine life, but this area is notoriously difficult and dangerous to navigate.
Sumdum Village is a historical Tlingit community located about 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Powers Creek, on Sumdum Bay at the northern end of Endicott Arm, about 70 miles (113 km) north-northwest of Petersburg and 49 miles (79 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska. Powers...
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