Woodbury Rocks, Point Pedernales

Woodbury Rocks, Point Pedernales

Go to Point Pedernales On the evening of September 8, 1923, 9 out of 14 destroyers steaming at a nearly full speed of 20 knots (37 kph), ran aground at Point Pedernales, a few miles from the northern side of the Santa Barbara Channel off Point Arguello, California. It...
King Island, Bering Sea

King Island, Bering Sea

Go to King Island King Island is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) across with steep rocky cliffs on all sides, located in the northern Bering Sea, 86 miles (139 km) northwest of Nome, and 44 miles (71 km) south of Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska. This small isolated island was...
Shelton, Hammersley Inlet

Shelton, Hammersley Inlet

Go to Shelton Shelton is a community located at the head of Hammersley Inlet, in Oakland Bay, Washington. Shelton was founded in 1890 and named after David Shelton, a delegate at the time to the territorial legislature. Before the current system of interconnected...