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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.

Cape Blanco Light, Cape Blanco

Cape Blanco juts out 1.5 miles (2.4 km) into the Pacific Ocean from the southern coast of Oregon and terminates in a large headland with cliffs 200 feet (61 m) high, about 205 miles (331 km) southwest of Portland and 7 miles (11 km) north-northwest of Port Orford, Oregon.

Fort Point Light, Golden Gate

Fort Point Light is located on a masonry fortification on the south side of the Golden Gate at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, California.

Point Montara Light, Montara

The Point Montara Lighthouse is located in Montara, California.

Cape Decision Lighthouse, Kuiu Island

Cape Decision is a headland on the southern end of Kuiu Island in Southeast Alaska, 105 miles (169 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 75 miles (121 km) southwest of Wrangell, Alaska.

Point Reyes Light, Point Reyes National Seashore

The Point Reyes National Seashore is a 71,028-acre (28,744 ha) park preserve located on the Point Reyes Peninsula in Marin County, 35 miles (56 km) northwest of San Francisco and 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Inverness, California.

Cape Hinchinbrook Light, Hinchinbrook Island

Cape Hinchinbrook is a headland on the south point of Hinchinbrook Island, about 128 miles (206 km) southeast of Anchorage and 37 miles (60 km) southwest of Cordova, Alaska.

Whiffin Spit Light, Sooke Harbour

The narrow spit that almost landlocks Sooke Harbour was named for John George Whiffin, a clerk who served aboard HMS Herald when the Royal Navy surveyed Sooke inlet in 1846.

Helen Point, Mayne Island

Helen Point is located on the northwestern corner of Mayne Island, and has a light and range marker to aid navigation through Active Pass, about 32 miles (52 km) southwest of Vancouver and 14.5 miles (23 km) north-northeast of Sidney, British Columbia.

Destruction Island, Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge

Destruction Island is part of the Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge and is located 3.5 miles (6 km) offshore, about 56 miles (90 km) southwest of Port Angeles and 17 miles (27 km) southeast of La Push, Washington.

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New Dungeness Light, Dungeness Spit

New Dungeness Light, Dungeness Spit

The New Dungeness Light is located on Dungeness Spit on the southern coast of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, about 17 miles (27 km) west-northwest of Port Townsend and 7 miles (11 km) north of Sequim, Washington.

Marrowstone Point, Admiralty Inlet

Marrowstone Point, Admiralty Inlet

Marrowstone Point is a low broad spit on Marrowstone Island that marks the entrance to Port Townsend Bay from the Admiralty Inlet, about 38 miles (61 km) north-northwest of Seattle and 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Port Townsend, Washington. 

Helen Point, Mayne Island

Helen Point, Mayne Island

Helen Point is located on the northwestern corner of Mayne Island, and has a light and range marker to aid navigation through Active Pass, about 32 miles (52 km) southwest of Vancouver and 14.5 miles (23 km) north-northeast of Sidney, British Columbia.

Porlier Pass Light, Galiano Island

Porlier Pass Light, Galiano Island

Porlier Pass separates Galiano and Valdes Islands in the Southern Gulf Islands of Georgia Strait, about 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Vancouver and 10 miles (16 km) east-northeast of Ladysmith, British Columbia.

Lincoln Rock Light, Clarence Strait

Lincoln Rock Light, Clarence Strait

Lincoln Rock and Lincoln Island are small islets in Clarence Strait in Southeast Alaska, about 63 miles (102 km) northwest of Ketchikan and 31 miles (50 km) southwest of Wrangell, Alaska.

Point Fermin, San Pedro

Point Fermin, San Pedro

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.

Race Rocks Light, Strait of Juan de Fuca

Race Rocks Light, Strait of Juan de Fuca

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.

Cape Beale Light, Barkley Sound

Cape Beale Light, Barkley Sound

The first lighthouse established in British Columbia by the Canadian government was built in 1874 at Cape Beale on Barkley Sound.

Point Retreat Light, Mansfield Peninsula

Point Retreat Light, Mansfield Peninsula

Point Retreat is a headland on the north tip of Admiralty Island, on the Mansfield Peninsula in Lynn Canal, about 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Pigeon Point Light, Pigeon Point

Pigeon Point Light, Pigeon Point

Pigeon Point is one of the most prominent headlands on the California coast south of the Golden Gate. It is about 5 miles (8 km) south of Pescadero, California, between Santa Cruz and San Francisco.

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