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Mount Douglas, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Mount Douglas is a stratovolcano with an elevation of 7,000 feet (2134 m) located on Kamishak Bay, near the northern part of the Alaska Peninsula and within Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 113 miles (182 km) east of King Salmon and 91 miles (147 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska.

Taz Basin, Granite Island

Taz Basin is a small cove, on the west coast of Granite Island, about 35 miles (56 km) southwest of Seward, Alaska.

Kashteen Peninsula, Tsaa Fjord

The Kashteen Peninsula is located in Icy Bay and is emerging from under the retreating Guyot Glacier, about 149 miles (240 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 73 miles (118 km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.

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Kaflia Bay, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kaflia Bay, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kaflia Bay extends west for 4 miles (6.5 km) from Shelikof Strait between Cape Gull and Cape Ugyak, in Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 93 miles (150 km) southeast of King Salmon and 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Kodiak, Alaska.

Ewan Bay, Prince William Sound

Ewan Bay, Prince William Sound

Ewan Bay is on the east coast of the Kenai Peninsula and extends northwest for 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Dangerous Passage, about 84 miles (135 km) west of Cordova and 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Whittier, Alaska.

Jackpot Bay, Dangerous Passage

Jackpot Bay, Dangerous Passage

Jackpot Bay is a fjord on the Kenai Peninsula that extends west for 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from Dangerous Passage, about 43 miles (69 km) northeast of Seward and 34 miles (55 km) southeast of Whittier, Alaska.

Red Bluff Bay, Baranof Island

Red Bluff Bay, Baranof Island

Red Bluff Bay is a fjord about 4 miles (6.5 km) long and 0.3 miles (05. km) wide on the east coast of Baranof Island, opening into Chatham Strait, about 70 miles (113 km) west of Petersburg and 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Sitka, Alaska.

Cirque Glacier, Endicott Arm

Cirque Glacier, Endicott Arm

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

Mount Douglas, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Mount Douglas, Katmai National Park and Preserve

Mount Douglas is a stratovolcano with an elevation of 7,000 feet (2134 m) located on Kamishak Bay, near the northern part of the Alaska Peninsula and within Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 113 miles (182 km) east of King Salmon and 91 miles (147 km) southwest of Homer, Alaska.

Kashteen Peninsula, Tsaa Fjord

Kashteen Peninsula, Tsaa Fjord

The Kashteen Peninsula is located in Icy Bay and is emerging from under the retreating Guyot Glacier, about 149 miles (240 km) east-southeast of Cordova and 73 miles (118 km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.

Salt Lagoon, Porcher Inlet

Salt Lagoon, Porcher Inlet

Salt Lagoon is an embayment at the foot of the Spiller Range on Porcher Island, about 15 miles (24 km) south-southwest of Port Edward and 15 miles (24 km) north-northeast of Kitkatla, British Columbia.

Tutka Bay Falls, Kachemak Bay

Tutka Bay Falls, Kachemak Bay

Tutka Bay Falls cascades from the steep mountains of the Kenai Peninsula on the north shore and near the head of Tutka Bay, about 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Homer and 15 miles (24 km) east of Seldovia, Alaska.

Sahlin Falls, Sheep Bay

Sahlin Falls, Sheep Bay

Sahlin Falls is a waterfall of Sahlin Creek on the northern shore of Sheep Bay, 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Cordova, and 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Valdez, Alaska.

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