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Coquille River Light, Bandon

The Coquille River Light is a lighthouse located at the mouth of the Coquille River near Bandon, Oregon.

Anderson Gulch, Lost Coast

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.

Gardiner, Smith River

Gardiner is a community near the confluence of the Smith River and the Umpqua River, about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of the mouth of the Umpqua River and 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Reedsport, Oregon.

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Jago River, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Jago River, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Jago River starts at an unnamed glacier on the continental divide of the Romanzof Mountains in the Brooks Range and flows north for about 90 miles (145 km) through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Jago Lagoon, about 88 miles (142 km) east-northeast of  Deadhorse and 7 miles (11 km) east-southeast of Kaktovik, Alaska.

Mount Susitna, Susitna River Flats

Mount Susitna, Susitna River Flats

Mount Susitna is a prominent mountain and landmark in northern Cook Inlet, with an elevation of 4,396 feet (1,340 m), on the west bank of the Susitna River, about 65 miles (105 km) north-northeast of Kenai and 33 miles (53 km) northwest of Anchorage, Alaska.

Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City

Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City

Cape Kiwanda is a sandstone headland with an elevation of 240 feet (73 m), protected by a basalt island known as Haystack Rock lying 0.5 miles (0.8 km) to the southwest, about 18 miles (29 km) south-southwest of Tillamook and 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Pacific City, Oregon.

Prince Rupert, Kaien Island

Prince Rupert, Kaien Island

Prince Rupert is a port community on Kaien Island, just north of the mouth of the Skeena River, and linked by a short bridge to the British Columbia mainland, about 465 miles (748 km) northwest of Vancouver and 90 miles (145 km) southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska.

Tyonek, Cook Inlet

Tyonek, Cook Inlet

Tyonek is a historical Dena’ina Athabascan community situated on a bluff on the northwest shore of Cook Inlet, about 43 miles (69 km) west-southwest of Anchorage and 35 miles (56 km) north of Kenai, Alaska.

Skagway, Taiya Inlet

Skagway, Taiya Inlet

Skagway is a community at the mouth of the Skagway River, near the head of Taiya Inlet, about 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Juneau and 16 miles (26 km) north-northeast of Haines, Alaska.

Situk River, Johnson Slough

Situk River, Johnson Slough

The Situk River starts at Situk Lake and flows southwest for about 18 miles (29 km) through the Yakutat Forelands in Tongass National Forest to the Gulf of Alaska, about 200 miles (322 km) northwest of Juneau and 9 miles (15 km) southeast of Yakutat, Alaska.

Port Essington, Skeena River

Port Essington, Skeena River

Port Essington is an abandoned cannery town on the south bank of the Skeena River estuary at the confluence of the Ecstall River, about 61 miles (98 km) southwest of Terrace and 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Copper River, Copper River Delta

Copper River, Copper River Delta

The Copper River watershed drains about 24,000 square miles (62,000 sq km) in the Wrangell, Chugach, and Saint Elias Mountains and the mainstem flows for about 290 miles (470 km) to the Gulf of Alaska where it creates a wide delta, about 195 miles west-northwest of Yakutat and 30 miles southeast of Cordova, Alaska.

Camp Castaway, North Spit Coos Bay

Camp Castaway, North Spit Coos Bay

The North Spit of Coos Bay is a sandy, vegetated peninsula separating the estuary of the Coos River from the Pacific Ocean, about 3.8 miles (6 km) west of North Bend and 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Charleston, Oregon.

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