Copper River


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Copper River

A river rising in the Wrangell Mountains of southeast Alaska and flowing about 480 km (300 mi) southward through the Chugach Mountains to the Gulf of Alaska.

Cop′per Riv′er


n.
a river in S Alaska flowing through the SE part. 300 mi. (483 km) long.
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Last summer Hickel tried to punch an 82-mile road along an abandoned railroad on the sheer cliffs of the Copper River to the isolated coastal town of Cordova--without benefit of tedious formalities like environmental assessments or permits.
And when the Copper River Salmon are running--the flight crew and passengers are in wild salmon heaven
Alaska Air Cargo said it has delivered 24,100 pounds of the season's first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
ALASKA'S FAMED COPPER RIVER SALMON are still swimming into the seafood case.
We had already braved the Copper River in rafts, trekked four days to the base of Mt.
Oregon stood sixth and Oregon State 10th after the first day of the Fresno State Invitational women's golf tournament at Copper River Country Club on Monday.
The deck is awash with the cold, gray waters of Alaska's Copper River Delta.
Forest Service stick to its earlier recommendation of wilderness status for half of Alaska's Copper River Delta, one of the most productive ecosystems in America's national forests not already protected as wilderness.
UPPER COPPER (~50 000 km2): Copper River from its headwaters to Chitina; includes the Chitina, Gakona, and Gulkana Rivers and wetlands in the Gulkana Upland and portions of the Copper River Lowland.