Cape Flattery


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Flattery, Cape,

NW Wash., at the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait; discovered in 1778 by Capt. James Cook. A lighthouse and the reservation of the Makah people are on the cape, where cliffs rise 120 ft (37 m) above the Pacific Ocean.
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* Cape Flattery Fishermen's Cooperative: capeflattery@centurytel.net.
Under orders not to enter the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Minoru took up position about 30 miles south of Cape Flattery. During the afternoon of June 7, he sighted the SS Coast Trader, a 3,300-ton U.S.
A week later, a second Japanese submarine, 1-25, torpedoed SS Fort Camosun, a Canadian-built freighter bound for England from Vancouver on her maiden voyage with a cargo of lumber, 70 miles off Cape Flattery. As the crew abandoned ship, 1-25 attempted to finish her off with its deck gun, but after scoring only a single hit, submerged and left the scene.
The 3,000-square-mile sanctuary zone extends from Cape Flattery south to Copalis Beach, and from the shoreline as far as 40 nautical miles out to sea.
From the center, a road leads through Neah Bay to a parking spot where you can walk to Cape Flattery, the northwest corner of the contiguous United States.
Under orders not to enter the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Yokata took up position about thirty miles south of Cape Flattery. During the afternoon of June 7, he sighted the Coast Trader, a 3,300-ton U.S.
Take a late-afternoon walk to Point Loma or Point Reyes or Cannon Beach or Cape Flattery. Look west.
If you follow Front Street west out of town, it runs onto an 18-mile unpaved loop around Cape Flattery. At the top of the loop, there's a parking area, and a sign points to Land's End Lookout.