Gulf of Alaska

The Gulf of Alaska is a support of the Pacific Ocean, defined by the curve of the southern coast of Alaska, extending from the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak Island in the west to the Alexander Archipelago in the east, where Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage are found

The entire seashore of the Gulf is an uneven combination of forest, mountain, and a number of tidewater glaciersAlaska's largest glaciers, the Malaspina Glacier and Bering Glacier tip out onto the coastal plain along the Gulf of AlaskaThe coast is heavily indented, with Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound, the two largest linked bodies of water, but also including Yakutat Bay and Cross SoundLituya Bay is the largest tsunami recorded in history and is a popular sheltered anchorage for fishing boats

The Gulf is a great generator of storms, meteorologicallyMuch of the seasonal rainfall in the Pacific Northwest and Southwestern United States are from the Gulf of Alaska

List of Seas in Pacific Ocean

Major ports and harbours in Pacific Ocean