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Jack Wade, Alaska

Jack Wade is an unincorporated community in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Its elevation is 2.428 feet, and it is located along Wade Creek at 64°9′15″N 141°27′35″W, about 46 miles south of Eagle near the Canada–US border. ...

Kaigani Strait

Kaigani Strait is a waterway in the U.S. state of Alaska, the southern part of the strait between Long Island and Dall Island. The Alaska Native name, as reported by Etolin is 1833, is Kalgan. Kaigani is a narrow passage extending from Dixon entr ...

Kanakanak, Dillingham

Kanakanak is a neighborhood within the city of Dillingham in the Dillingham Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located at 59°00′14″N 158°32′06″W, about 10 km southwest of downtown Dillingham. Kanakanak is the location of an Indian Hea ...

Kathakne, Alaska

Kathakne is an unincorporated community in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Its name is derived from an Indian language. Its elevation is 1.696 feet. The community is situated on the northeastern shore of Fish Lake, 3 miles ...

King Salmon River (Nushagak River tributary)

The King Salmon River is a 45-mile tributary of the Nushagak River in southwest Alaska, United States. It flows eastward from headwaters 60°17′06″N 158°28′33″W at a small unnamed lake in the Taylor Mountains to its confluence with the larger rive ...

Koggiung

Koggiung is a coastal settlement by Kvichak Bay, an arm of Bristol Bay, in Alaska. It has a history of summer gillnet fishing and cannery operations. Graveyard Point is in the area, as is the Koggiung Airport. Schooner C. A. Thayer, carrying 28 f ...

Kusilvak Mountains

The Kusilvak Mountains is a mountain range of the Yukon Delta in Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska, to which the range gives its name. The mountains are adjacent to Nunavakanuk Lake. At their highest point they reach 2.241 ft and span over 5 miles acr ...

Kvichak Bay

Kvichak Bay is an arm on the northeast side of Bristol Bay in southern Alaska, at 58°26′N 157°54′W. It is 80 km long and 48 km wide. The Kvichak River flows into the bay at its furthest northeast point, while the Naknek River comes in from the ea ...

Manokotak Airport

Manokotak Airport is a state-owned public-use airport located one mile north of the central business district of Manokotak, a city in the Dillingham Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter lo ...

Mentasta Mountains

The Mentasta Mountains in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Alaska form the eastern end of the Alaska Range. They lie south of the Alaska Highway, east of the Glenn Highway, north of the Wrangell Mountains, and west of the Nabesna River. Acro ...

Mount Kimball (Alaska)

Mount Kimball is the highest mountain in the section of the eastern Alaska Range between Isabel Pass and Mentasta Pass, about 30 miles from Paxson. It is one of the twenty most topographically prominent peaks in Alaska. Mount Kimball is a relativ ...

Naknek Lake

Naknek Lake is a lake in southern Alaska, near the base of the Alaska Peninsula. Located in Katmai National Park and Preserve, the lake is 40 miles long and three to eight miles wide, the largest lake in the park The lake drains west into Bristol ...

Naknek River

Naknek River is a stream, 35 miles long, in the Bristol Bay Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. It flows west from Naknek Lake to empty into Kvichak Bay, an arm of Bristol Bay. The river and lake are both known for their sockeye and other salmon ...

Nerka Lake

Nerka Lake is a lake in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska. In August 2010, a bush plane left from a fishing lodge on the lake and crashed nearby. The crash killed former Senator Ted Stevens and injured former NASA Administrator Sean OKeefe and his son.

Norton Sound

Norton Sound is an inlet of the Bering Sea on the western coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, south of the Seward Peninsula. It is about 240 km long and 200 km wide. The Yukon River delta forms a portion of the south shore and water from the Yukon ...

Nunavakanuk Lake

Nunavakanuk Lake is a lake in the Yukon Delta of Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska, United States. The lake is 9 mi long and is bordered to the south east by the Kusilvak Mountains. The lakes name is Eskimo in origin. At an elevation of −4 ft it is, o ...

Nushagak Bay

Nushagak Bay is a large estuary covering over 100 km 2 in southwest part of the U.S. state of Alaska. It opens to Bristol Bay, a large body of water in the eastern Bering Sea north of the Alaska Peninsula. It is home to the areas largest city, Di ...

Paimiut, Alaska

Paimuit is an unincorporated community in Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska, United States. It was unpopulated as of 2010, down from two residents in 2000. The nearest town is Hooper Bay, Alaska. The elevation is 30 feet. Paimiut is an Eskimo name mea ...

Quartz Lake (Alaska)

Quartz Lake is a mid-sized lake about 10 mi north of Delta Junction, Alaska. It was named Quartz Lake by early mineral prospectors in the area. Much of the lake shore is private property but the Quartz Lake State Recreation Area is also located o ...

Russian Mission Airport

Russian Mission Airport is a state-owned public-use airport located in Russian Mission, a city in the Kusilvak Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.

Sheldon Point Airport

Sheldon Point Airport is a state-owned public-use airport located in Nunam Iqua, a city in the Kusilvak Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. FAA records still list the location as Sheldon Point, but the city was renamed Nunam Iqua in 1999.

Susitna Glacier

Susitna Glacier is an alpine or valley glacier in the Alaska Range. Susitna Glacier flows over a seismically active area. The 7.9-magnitude 2002 Denali earthquake struck the region in November 2002. The earthquake initiated with thrust movement o ...

Tetlin Junction, Alaska

Tetlin Junction is an unincorporated community in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Its elevation is 1.745 feet, along the north bank of the Tanana River. The official spelling of its name has been "Tetlin Junction" since a ...

Tikchik River

The Tikchik River is a 45 miles long stream in the U.S. state of Alaska. Beginning at Nishlik Lake in the Kuskokwim Mountains, it flows southeast into Tikchik Lake, 65 miles north of Dillingham. Tikchik Lake empties into the Nuyakuk River, a trib ...

Togiak Bay

Togiak Bay is an 18-mile-long bay in the U.S. state of Alaska. It extends southwest from the Togiak River to Hagemeister Island and east 25 miles from Tongue Point to the mouth of the Negukthlik River.

Togiak River

Togiak River is a stream, 48-mile long, in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Alaska. It begins at Togiak Lake in the Togiak Wilderness and flows southwest to Togiak Bay, 2 miles east of Togiak. Large catches of salmon are planted in the ...

Trout Creek (Alaska)

Trout Creek is a small tributary of the Yukon River in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is about 11 miles long and is located about 27 miles northwest of the town of Eagle. In winter, a small cabin at the creeks mouth is a hospitality stop for the Yu ...

Tutakoke River

The Tutakoke River is a small coastal river in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The river is located near Hooper Bay, Alaska, within the Kusilvak Census Area.

Whitestone, Alaska

Whitestone is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Its population was 97 as of the 2010 census. This is not to be confused with Whitestone Logging Camp CDP in the Alask ...

Wiki Peak

Wiki Peak is a mountain in the Nutzotin Mountains of Alaska within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. It is located near the Canada–United States border. The best way to reach Wiki Peak is charter a flight into Horsfeld. Crossing Beav ...

Agua Caliente Mountains

The Agua Caliente Mountains are a small range in eastern Yuma and western Maricopa counties in southwest Arizona. The community of Hyder is on the north side of the range adjacent to the Union Pacific rail line and Hyder Road. The community of Ag ...

Aguaje Draw

Aguaje Draw is a valley and a tributary stream of the Little Colorado River in Apache County, Arizona and Valencia County, New Mexico. The mouth of Aguaje Draw is located at its confluence with Carrizo Wash, a tributary of the Little Colorado Riv ...

Atascosa Mountains

The Atascosa Mountains are a small mountain range of western Santa Cruz County, Arizona. It is sandwiched between the larger Tumacacori Mountains to the north, and a small east-west border range to the south, the Pajarito Mountains, the Pajaritos ...

Avra Valley

The Avra Valley is a 50-mile long northwest-southeast valley, bordering the west of Tucson, Arizona. The Tucson Mountains are at the valleys center-east, with suburbs ranging east of the Tucson Mountains and trending northwest to the Avra Valleys ...

Mount Bigelow (Arizona)

Mount Bigelow is a mountain in the Santa Catalina Mountains of Arizona, U.S. It is home to the astronomical observing facility Catalina Station which operates the 61" Kuiper Telescope owned by the Steward Observatory of the University of Arizona. ...

Black Mesa (Apache-Navajo Counties, Arizona)

Black Mesa is an upland mountainous mesa of Arizona, north-trending in Navajo County, west and southeast-trending in Apache County, in the south/southeast. In Navajo it is called Dzilijiin and during Mexican rule of Arizona it was called Mesa de ...

Calabasas, Arizona

Calabasas, is a former populated place or ghost town, located within the Census-designated place of Rio Rico, a suburb of Nogales in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

Canyon Diablo (canyon)

Canyon Diablo was named by U. S. Army Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple. Whipple, of the Armys Topographical Engineers, made a survey in 1853-1854 along the 35th parallel. In mid December 1853 Whipple found a steep canyon while riding west from a po ...

Chandler Heights, Arizona

Chandler Heights is an unincorporated community in Maricopa and Pinal counties, Arizona, United States. Chandler Heights is 11 miles southeast of Chandler. Formerly, Chandler Heights had a ZIP code of 85227, but it has since been abolished, and t ...

Childs Valley

The Childs Valley is a valley in the Sonoran Desert of south-central Arizona northwest of Ajo. Upstream sections are located in far western Pima County, downstream it merges into the Gila River Valley in southwestern Maricopa County. Upstream, th ...

Coyote Wash (Railroad Wash tributary)

Coyote Wash is a tributary stream of Railroad Wash, in Greenlee County, Arizona. Its mouth is at an elevation of 3.850 feet, at its confluence with Railroad Wash. Its source is at an elevation of 4.400 feet at 32°32′57″N 109°07′00″W in the Bobcat ...

Cullings Well

Cullings Well or Cullens Well was a stagecoach station on the La Paz–Wickenburg Road named for its proprietor, an Englishman, Charles C. Culling, who dug the well and established and managed the stagecoach station with his wife Maria Valenzuela C ...

Cummings Mesa

Cummings Mesa is a summit on the Navajo Nation in northern Coconino County, Arizona and southern San Juan, Utah in the western United States, about 6 miles west‑southwest of Navajo Mountain. Cummings Mesa was named for H. Byron Cummings, a scient ...

Daisy Mountain Preserve

The Daisy Mountain Potential Preserve is a 6 square miles undeveloped Arizona State Trust Land area straddling the communities of Anthem, Desert Hills, northern area of Phoenix and New River Arizona, open to the public if they have a State Land D ...