Olympic Peninsula


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Olympic Peninsula

A rugged peninsula of northwest Washington bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Puget Sound. The Olympic Mountains, rising to 2,429 m (7,969 ft), occupy much of the peninsula and are surrounded by glaciers and rainforest.

Olympic Peninsula

n
(Placename) a large peninsula of W Washington

Olym′pic Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in NW Washington, between the Pacific Ocean and Puget Sound.
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He interweaves family history on both sides of his marriage (his uncle was a student of Aldo Leopold) as he describes his familyAEs efforts to restore Tarboo Creek, a degraded salmon stream on their property in WashingtonAEs Olympic Peninsula.
Gray Wolf Ranch has launched a continuum of addiction treatment services for young men, ages 15-25, on the Olympic Peninsula in Port Townsend, Wash.
The downtown Seattle ferry terminal has two routes, providing trips across Puget Sound to Kitsap County and the Olympic Peninsula.
Kingsley was born and raised in Port Angeles, Washington, a city situated on the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula along the shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
deals Bulgaria 12, But there was one thing they didn't warn me about as I set out on my road trip around the Olympic Peninsula from Washington to Oregon.
The USOC owns the words listed above, and there are grandfather rights for certain uses prior to late 1950 and for some businesses making geographical references to the Olympic Peninsula.
OSA's plant breeders worked collaboratively with eight farms on the Olympic Peninsula to develop this high-quality variety for organic farmers and gardeners, and seed companies in other regions have since trialed the variety as well.
However, this female northern spotted owl now perched above me and Debaran Kelso, a researcher with a long-term owl demography study on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula, has come immediately to Kelso's soft hoots.
When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild.
First Federal has nine full-service bank locations, most of which are in Clallam and Jefferson counties on the Olympic Peninsula.
Based in Port Angeles, WA, CPI is the largest privately owned fiber-based metro Ethernet provider on the Olympic Peninsula, focused on serving businesses and government entities in Port Angeles, Sequim and surrounding areas.
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