Fuca Pillar is a prominent rectangular sea stack on the west side of Cape Flattery, about 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Port Renfrew and 6 miles (10 km) west-northwest of Neah Bay, Washington.
Beluga River starts at Beluga Lake and flows southeast for about 30 miles (48 km) to Cook Inlet, about 46 miles (74 km) north-northeast of Kenai and 35 miles (57 km) west of Anchorage, Alaska.
James Island is one of the Southern Gulf Islands lying in Haro Strait, approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) off the coast of Vancouver Island, and 12 miles (19 km) north of Victoria, British Columbia.
Point McIntyre is a low point of land at the west entrance to Prudhoe Bay, in Stefansson Sound on the Beaufort Sea coast, about 196 miles (316 km) southeast of Utqiaġvik and 120 miles (194 km) west of Kaktovik, Alaska.
Dawes Glacier starts near the Alaska-Canada boundary and flows northwest for 20 miles (32 km) to tidewater in Endicott Arm, about 100 miles (161 km) northeast of Sitka and 80 miles (129 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska.
Anderson Gulch is a small watershed on the Lost Coast of Northern California, between Northport Gulch and Dark Gulch, about 9 miles (15 km) west of Leggett and 2.6 miles (4 km) south-southeast of Wheeler, California.
Kitoi Bay is a cove about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) across, located on the west side of Izhut Bay on the southeast coast of Afognak Island, about 105 miles (169 km) southwest of Homer and 28 miles (45 km) north of Kodiak, Alaska.
Prosper is a historical community on the Coquille River, about 10 miles (16 km) west-southwest of Coquille and 3 miles (5 km) northeast and upstream of Bandon, Oregon.
Bird Creek starts in the Chugach Mountains and flows southwest for 16 miles (26 km) to Turnagain Arm, about 22 miles (35 km) southeast of Anchorage and 12 miles (19 km) west of Girdwood, Alaska.
Cape Fanshaw is a low wooded point at the junction of Stephens Passage and Frederick Sound, about 83 miles (134 km) south of Juneau and 68 miles (110 km) east-northeast of Sitka, Alaska.
Divers Cove is a small embayment with a beach at the west end of Heisler Park, about 9.3 miles (15 km) southeast of Newport Beach and 0.7 miles (1.1 km) northwest of Laguna Beach, California
An unnamed glacier hangs above a cirque on the southern shore of Endicott Arm, a fjord in the Coast Mountains of Southeast Alaska that extends northwest for 33 miles (53 km) from the terminus of the Dawes Glacier to Holkham Bay, 80 miles (129 km) southeast of Juneau and 47 miles (76 km) north of Petersburg, 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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