Mount Susitna, Susitna River Delta

Mount Susitna, Susitna River Delta

Go to Susitna River Delta The Susitna River is the 15th largest river in the United States ranked by volume. The river runs for 313 miles (504 km), with 9 major tributaries, from the Susitna Glacier in the Alaska Range to Cook Inlet. The Dena’ina name means...
Mueller Cove, Nikolski Bay

Mueller Cove, Nikolski Bay

Go to Mueller Cove An extensive wave cut platform and Rudisell Reef at the head of Nikolski Bay forms Mueller Cove, one of the few protected boat landings on Umnak Island, in the Fox Islands of the Eastern Aleutians. Mueller Cove was named for Karl Mueller, a coxswain...
Morro Rock, Morro Bay

Morro Rock, Morro Bay

Go to Morro Rock Morro Rock is one of nine volcanic hills between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo, California. The morros or peaks were created more than 20 million years ago as volcanic plugs of magma that welled up and solidified inside softer rock which has since...
Helm Point, Coronation Island

Helm Point, Coronation Island

Go to Helm Point Helm Point is the southern tip of Coronation Island in the Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska. Coronation Island is about 10 miles (16 km) long and lies between Chatham and Sumner Straits. It was named by Captain George Vancouver on September...