New Year Islands, Drier Bay

New Year Islands, Drier Bay

Go to New Year Island The New Year Islands are at the mouth of Drier Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska. Drier Bay is on the west coast of Knight Island, on the east side of Knight Island Passage, and about 18 miles (29 km) north-northeast of Chenega Bay village on...
Petersburg, Mitkof Island

Petersburg, Mitkof Island

Go to Petersburg Petersburg is a community on the north end of Mitkof Island, at the north entrance to Wrangell Narrows, and about 32 miles (52 km) northwest of Wrangell, Alaska. Petersburg was founded by Scandinavians and is known as the “Little Norway”...
Columbia Glacier, Prince William Sound

Columbia Glacier, Prince William Sound

Go to Columbia Glacier The Columbia Glacier is in the Chugach Mountains on the north coast of Prince William Sound, Alaska. The glacier starts from an ice field near Mount Witherspoon and flows generally southeast for 40 miles (64.5 km), descending 10,000 feet (3,050...