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Point Franklin, Peard Bay

Point Franklin is between Peard Bay and the Chukchi Sea, about 54 miles (87 km) southwest of Utqiagvik and 33 miles (53 km) northeast of Wainwright, Alaska.

Uyak Bay, Kodiak Island

Uyak Bay extends south-southeast for 40 miles (65 km) off Shelikof Strait on the northwest coast of Kodiak Island, 59 miles (95 km) west-southwest of the community of Kodiak, Alaska.

Eldred Rock Light, Lynn Canal

Eldred Rock is located in Lynn Canal, about 2.7 miles (4.4 km) southeast of Kataguni Island, and 55 miles (89 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska.

FV Norseman, Princess Royal Channel

The fishing vessel Norseman sank in June 1978 in Princess Royal Channel, about 11 miles (18 km) southeast of Butedale and 115 miles (185 km) southeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

SS Northwestern, Captains Bay

Captains Bay is the southern arm of Unalaska Bay on the northeast coast of Unalaska Island. A number of shipwrecks are now decaying in the shallows in an area called Port Levashef, including the wreck of the SS Northwestern. 

Neva, Kruzof Island

In 1813, the Russian exploration ship Neva wrecked near Kruzof Island, about 93 miles (150 km) southwest of Juneau and 10 miles (16 km) west of Sitka, Alaska.

SS Lamut, Teahwhit Head

Teahwhit Head is a rocky headland with a natural sea arch on the coast of Olympic National Park, about 2.8 miles from the community of La Push, Washington.

SS Islander, Green Cove

The SS Islander was a 240-feet (73 m) long steel hull, twin-screw steamer, built in Scotland in 1888, and owned and operated by the Canadian-Pacific Navigation Company. She was built especially for the Inside Passage to Alaska and the Klondike gold fields. 

Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

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.

King Philip, Ocean Beach

King Philip was a clipper ship launched in 1856 and wrecked in 1878 on Ocean Beach, about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California.

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Neva, Kruzof Island

Neva, Kruzof Island

In 1813, the Russian exploration ship Neva wrecked near Kruzof Island, about 93 miles (150 km) southwest of Juneau and 10 miles (16 km) west of Sitka, Alaska.

Michigan Creek, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Michigan Creek, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Michigan Creek is a small watershed that drains the coast mountains on Vancouver Island in the temperate rainforest of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and enters the Pacific Ocean about 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the Pachena Point Light Station, and 8.5 miles (14 km) southeast of Bamfield, British Columbia.

Surf Beach, Santa Ynez River Estuary

Surf Beach, Santa Ynez River Estuary

Surf Beach is within Vandenberg Air Force Base and extends south-southwest for about 4.5 miles (7.3 km) from the mouth of the Santa Ynez River Estuary to Spring Canyon, about 9 miles (14.5 km) west of Lompoc and 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Point Arguello, California.

Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

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.

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.

Princess Kathleen, Lena Point

Princess Kathleen, Lena Point

Lena Point is at the south entrance to Lena Cove on Favorite Channel, about 14 miles northwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Point Franklin, Peard Bay

Point Franklin, Peard Bay

Point Franklin is between Peard Bay and the Chukchi Sea, about 54 miles (87 km) southwest of Utqiagvik and 33 miles (53 km) northeast of Wainwright, Alaska.

Cape Pankof, Unimak Island

Cape Pankof, Unimak Island

Cape Pankof is a point of land on the southeast tip of the lkatan Peninsula on the southeast coast of Unimak Island, 148 miles (239 km) northeast of Dutch Harbor and 18 miles (29 km) southeast of False Pass, Alaska.

Admiralty Trading Company, Gambier Bay

Admiralty Trading Company, Gambier Bay

The Admiralty Trading Company built a cannery in 1911 on the northern shore of Gambier Bay on the east coast of Admiralty Island, about 60 miles (97 km) northwest of Petersburg and 23 miles (37 km) east of Angoon, Alaska.

Yaquina Bay Light, Newport

Yaquina Bay Light, Newport

Yaquina Bay Light is located on the north shore of the entrance to Yaquina Bay, about 40 miles (65 km) west of Corvallis and 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Newport, Oregon.

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