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Black Bear Creek, Union Bay

Black Bear Creek starts in Bear Lake and flows northwest for 6 miles (10 km) through the Tongass National Forest to Union Bay, on the southwest coast of the Cleveland Peninsula, about 33 miles (53 km) northwest of Ketchikan, Alaska.

Limestone Inlet, Stephens Passage

Limestone Inlet is an embayment about 0.2 miles (322 m) wide on the eastern shore of Stephens Passage, 2.5 miles (4 km) south of Taku Harbor and 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Juneau, Alaska.

Joe Creek Estuary, Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach is a coastal community 11 miles (18 km) south of Moclips, 8 miles (13 km) north of Copalis Beach, and 25 air miles (40 km) northwest of Hoquiam, Washington.

Chief Mathews Bay, Gardner Canal

Chief Mathews Bay is on the southwest shore of Whidbey Reach, at Courageux Point in Gardner Canal, British Columbia.

James Island, Quillayute River

James Island has an elevation of over 160 feet (50 m) and is located at the mouth of the Quillayute River, about 32 miles (52 km) south of Neah Bay and 0.6 miles (1 km) west of La Push, Washington.

McNeil River, Kamishak Bay

The McNeil River starts from glaciers and alpine lakes in the Aleutian Range of the Alaska Peninsula and flows generally northeast for 35 miles (56 km) to McNeil Cove in Kamishak Bay, 103 miles (166 km) southwest of Homer and 101 miles (163 km) northwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

North Arm Salt Chuck, Duncan Canal

The North Arm Salt Chuck is near the head of North Arm, an estuary about 5 miles (8 km) long at the head of Duncan Canal on Kupreanof Island, about 110 miles (177 km) southeast of Juneau and 13 miles (21 km) west of Petersburg, Alaska.

Indian Valley, Turnagain Arm

Indian is an Alaska Railroad siding and small community located on the northern shore of Turnagain Arm, on the Seward Highway, 21 miles (34 km) southeast of Anchorage, Alaska.

Seymour River, Burrard Inlet

The Seymour River flows from a large reservoir into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Gualala River, Gualala Point

The Gualala River is on the northern coast of California and flows from a sparsely populated mountainous watershed with an area of about 298 square miles (77,182 ha), to the coast at the community of Gualala, California.

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Ptarmigan Creek, Cottonwood Bay

Ptarmigan Creek, Cottonwood Bay

Dutton is a historical mining camp at the mouth of Ptarmigan Creek at the head of Cottonwood Bay, about 78 miles (126 km) west of Homer and 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Pedro Bay, Alaska.

Exchamsiks River Provincial Park, Skeena River

Exchamsiks River Provincial Park, Skeena River

xchamsiks River Provincial Park is in the Coast Mountains at the mouth of the Exchamsiks River on the north side of the Skeena River, about 42 miles (68 km) east of Prince Rupert and 31 miles (50 km) southwest of Terrace, British Columbia.

Nunam Iqua, Sheldon Point

Nunam Iqua, Sheldon Point

Nunam Iqua is a small community on Sheldon Point located on the left bank of 
Kwemeluk Pass in the Yukon River delta, about 157 miles (253 km) northwest of Bethel and 12.4 miles (20 km) south-southwest of Alakanuk, Alaska. 

Lost River Mine, York Mountains

Lost River Mine, York Mountains

Lost River starts in the York Mountains on the Seward Peninsula and flows south for 10 miles (16 km) to the Bering Sea, about 31 miles (50 km) southeast of Wales and 21 miles (34 km) west-northwest of Brevig Mission, Alaska.

Lyre River, Low Point

Lyre River, Low Point

The Lyre River starts at the outlet of Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park and flows roughly northwest for 5 miles (8 km) to Low Point on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, about 21 miles (34 km) southeast of Clallam Bay and 19 miles (31 km) west of Port Angeles, Washington.

Kamishak River, Akumwarvik Bay

Kamishak River, Akumwarvik Bay

Kamishak River starts in a lake in the Aleutian Range and flows northeast for 38 miles (61 km) through Katmai National Park and Preserve to Akumwarvik Bay, about 104 miles (168 km) southwest of Homer and 93 miles (150 km) east-northeast of King Salmon, Alaska.

Graveyard Point, Skeena River

Graveyard Point, Skeena River

Graveyard Point was a steamboat landing and telegraph station at the mouth of the Shames River on the Skeena River 42 miles (68 km) upstream from Port Essington, about 58 miles (94 km) east of Prince Rupert and 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Terrace, British Columbia.

Klamath River, Requa

Klamath River, Requa

The Klamath River flows for 257 miles (415 km) from a broad patchwork of lakes and marshes at the edge of the Oregon high desert, through the Cascades and the Klamath Mountains, and enters the Pacific Ocean at the community of Requa, about 52 miles (84 km) north of Eureka and 16 miles (26 km) south-southeast of Crescent City, California.

Kern Creek, Turnagain Arm

Kern Creek, Turnagain Arm

Kern Creek is between Portage and Girdwood on the northern shore of Turnagain Arm, about 35 miles (56 km) southeast of Anchorage and 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Whittier, Alaska. 

Peterson Creek Salt Lake, Eagle Harbor

Peterson Creek Salt Lake, Eagle Harbor

Peterson Creek starts on Auke Mountain and flows northwest for 7 miles (11.3 km) to Salt Lake, about 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Juneau and 0.3 miles (0.5 km) northwest of Dotsons Landing, Alaska.

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