#Scammon Bay, #Alaska is named after Charles Scammon Chief of Marine of the Western Union Telegraph Expedition 1870. https://cview.app.link/wS5T3jWKGH?utm_content=buffer2f86f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Bluestone River; after gold was discovered in the early summer of 1900, mining operations commenced. Gold was mined on Gold Run, Alder Creek (a Gold Run tributary), and on Bering Creek (a Right Fork tributary), while the Bluestone Placer Mine was established 15 miles (24 km) south of the U.S. government's Teller Reindeer Station, which had been in operation for about eight years. #bluestone #bering #mining #historical
This island was named on August 5, 1778, by Captain James Cook, who commented: "We found, a little way from the shore where we landed, a sledge, which occasioned this name being given to the island." Martin Sauer, the secretary of the 1791 Russian expedition who sailed under orders from Catherine II of Russia, claimed in 1802 that the Inuit name of this island is "Ayak." https://cview.app.link/dBnslJm2AH?utm_content=buffer047d9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer…
Alsea Bay Historic Interpretive Center is a state park in Waldport, Oregon, USA.
Lion Rock in Lion Bight on southwest coast of Unalaska Island, Aleutian Islands. When seen from the southwest it has the appearance of a crouching lion. https://cview.app.link/11Ednz5pzH #lionrock #unalaska #aleutes #geography #coast @alaskatravlnews @HALcruises @NationalGeoPixs
Label Reef at mouth of Eagle Bay on south coast of Unalaska Island, Aleutian Islands. Descriptive name given by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1937 because, its presence is advertised by breakers at all stages of tide. https://cview.app.link/143X4aHpzH #aleutes #unalaska #eaglebay #labelreef @NationalGeograp