Chichagof Island


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Chichagof Island

(ˈtʃɪtʃəˌɡɔːf)
n
(Placename) an island of Alaska, in the Alexander Archipelago. Area: 5439 sq km (2100 sq miles)
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The village of Hoonah thrived when there was a lot of logging underway on Chichagof Island in the 1980s.
Roads are also few and localized, with the most extensive road systems occurring in areas of intensive timber harvest, including Prince of Wales and surrounding islands in the south and Chichagof Island in the north.
But Chichagof Island in Alaska has seen red-legged tree frogs from the Columbia river basin become firmly intrenched there after a teacher ordered the frog eggs for a class project then released them into a nearby creek, Chan said.
The inclusive cruise explores Icy Strait, Chichagof Island, Baranof Island, Frederick Sound, Thomas Bay, FordOs Terror and Endicott Arm and spends two days exploring Glacier Bay.
Flynn's studies of martens have focused on Chichagof Island, part of a coastal archipelago in Alaska that includes the Tongass National Forest.
The city hired Whitestone Logging of Hoonah, Alaska, to cut the cedar trees on Forest Service land on Chichagof Island and to truck them to Icy Straits Lumber Co.
Kennerly, who hunted bears in Mexico; Ursus henshawi for Henry Henshaw of the Biological Survey; and Ursus eltonclarki for Elton Clark of Boston, who killed his bear on Chichagof Island in Alaska.
Guided day trip, Gustavus to Pleasant Island, is $70; 2-day trip to Point Adolphus, $195; 4-day trip to Icy Straits, $555; 8-day trip to Russel Fjord, $1,000; 8-day trip to Chichagof Island, $925.
The town of Pelican on the northeast corner of Chichagof Island spans only about a mile and a half end-to-end--mostly along a raised boardwalk that serves as the Main Street of the town.
Our research on several species of alcid has involved searching historical literature and museum records which has revealed or confirmed various early alcid breeding records including: (a) the 1st nest of the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in British Columbia (BC) and Canada, near Masset, Haida Gwaii (HG), in 1953; (b) the 1st nest of the Marbled Murrelet for southeastern Alaska (SEAK) and the world at Mt Doolth, Chichagof Island, in 1931; (c) the 1st and only nest of the Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) in Washington; and (d) 1st nests of Ancient Murrelet and Cassin's Auklet (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) in BC and Canada, at Limestone Islands, HG, in 1901 (Carter and Sealy 2005, 2010; Sealy and Carter 2007).
It's on the outskirts of Peterson's hometown of Hoonah, a predominately Tlingit community on Chichagof Island, about 40 air miles west of Juneau, Alaska's capital.
Weeklong roundtrips from Juneau include two days in Glacier Bay National Park and cruising in Icy Strait, Frederick Sound, Thomas Bay, Chichagof Island, FordOs Terror and Endicott Arm.