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Alaska Peninsula

A peninsula of south-central to southwest Alaska. It is a continuation of the Aleutian Range between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

Alaska Peninsula

n
(Placename) an extension of the mainland of SW Alaska between the Pacific and the Bering Sea, ending in the Aleutian Islands. Length: about 644 km (400 miles)

Alas′ka Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in SW Alaska. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
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Noun1.Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
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British adventurers Sarah Outen and Justine Curgenven made an epic 2,500-kilometre journey by kayak along the Aleutian chain of islands on the Alaskan peninsula.
To get to the city, I would need to paddle 2,400 kilometres from Adak, a voyage that would take me through the Aleutian chain and along the Alaskan Peninsula.
Co-directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, who previously teamed on "African Cats,'' the adventure takes place along the breathtaking Alaskan peninsula, where first-time mom Sky and her two tiny cubs, Amber and Scout, have emerged from hibernation and need to start addressing the food situation.
It was mid-September, and we were headed for the western edge of the Alaskan Peninsula for several days of waterfowling.

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