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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.

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.

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.

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Deep Cove Saltery, Baranof Island

Deep Cove Saltery, Baranof Island

A herring saltery was located at Cliff Falls, the outlet for Cliff Lake at the head of Deep Cove, an embayment on the east coast of Baranof Island, about 41 miles (66 km) south-southeast of Sitka and 17.5 miles (28 km) north-northwest of Port Armstrong, Alaska.

Beaver Falls Creek, George Inlet

Beaver Falls Creek, George Inlet

Beaver Falls Creek is on Revillagigedo Island, on the western shore of George Inlet, 5.3 miles (8.5 km) northeast of Ketchikan, Alaska.

Kasnyku Falls, Waterfall Cove

Kasnyku Falls, Waterfall Cove

Kasnyku Falls is a waterfall located between Kasnyku Lake and Waterfall Cove on the northeast coast of Baranof Island, 7 miles (11 km) north of the community of Baranof and 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Sitka, Alaska. Kasnyku Lake is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) long and named...

Cascade Bay, Prince William Sound

Cascade Bay, Prince William Sound

Cascade Bay is an estuary that extends southeast for 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to Eaglek Bay in Prince William Sound, about 32 miles (51.5 km) northeast of Whittier, Alaska.

Alamere Falls, Point Reyes National Seashore

Alamere Falls, Point Reyes National Seashore

Alamere Falls is a waterfall in Point Reyes National Seashore, about 0.4 mile (0.6 km) north of Double POint and 6.5 miles (10 km) northwest of Bolinas, California.

Kirschner Lake, Kamishak Bay

Kirschner Lake, Kamishak Bay

Kirschner Lake is about 1 mile (1.6 km) across, located 5 miles (8 km) east of Big Hill and 18 miles (29 km) west of Augustine Island, in the Aleutian Range along Kamishak Bay, Alaska.

Hidden Falls Hatchery, Kasnyku Bay

Hidden Falls Hatchery, Kasnyku Bay

The Hidden Falls Fish Hatchery is located on the east side of Baranof Island, at the head of Kasnyku Bay off Chatham Strait, approximately 22 miles (35.5 km) northeast of Sitka, Alaska. Hidden Falls is the outlet to Hidden Falls Lake, located adjacent to and above the...

McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

McWay Falls cascades 80 feet (24 m) directly into the ocean at high tide on the coast of Big Sur in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, about 37 miles (60 km) south of Carmel, California.

Rookery Falls, Passage Canal

Rookery Falls, Passage Canal

Rookery Falls is located on the northern shore of Passage Canal, about 1.2 miles (1.9 km) northwest of Whittier, Alaska.

Big Port Walter, Baranof Island

Big Port Walter, Baranof Island

Port Walter is a deep and narrow embayment about 3.7 miles (6 km) long on the southeast coast of Baranof Island, Alaska

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