Prince William Sound


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Prince William Sound

An arm of the Gulf of Alaska east of the Kenai Peninsula. A devastating oil spill occurred here in March 1989.

Prince′ Wil′liam Sound′


n.
an inlet of the Gulf of Alaska, in S Alaska, E of the Kenai Peninsula.
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Sustaining Wildlands: Integrating Science and Community in Prince William Sound
Significant populations occur in pockets off the Pribilof and Shumagin Islands, Shelikof Strait, Prince William Sound, and at least as far south as lower Chatham Strait in Southeast Alaska, where an annual commercial fishery exists," notes AFD&G.
existing within the zone from 24 to 200 nautical miles offshore in the waters of the prince william sound, cookinlet and kodiak island subarea plan region.
Operating in remote areas like Prince William Sound and the Kenai Peninsula, the Major Marine Tour team stays up and running using NCR Silver, processing payments even when offline, NCR added.
On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and began leaking oil at a rate of 14,000 gallons per minute.
Yet local communities in the formerly pristine Prince William Sound are suffering.
Angela Day's Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster, appearing on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the oil spill in Prince William Sound in Alaska, is a work of love and thorough investigative journalism, delivered with the objectivity of a seasoned analyst.
Abstract--Two sympatric populations of "transient" (mammal-eating) killer whales were photo-identified over 27 years (1984-2010) in Prince William Sound and Kenai Fjords, coastal waters of the northern Gulf of Alaska (GOA).
Alaska Marine Lines' specialty is marine transportation; we ship all types of freight to and from Southeast Alaska, Central Alaska, Prince William Sound, and the Yukon Territory of Canada.
They will transport Alaskan North Slope crude oil from Prince William Sound to the US West Coast.
In 1989, he researched the Exxon Valdez spill, when one of the company's tankers hit a reef in the Prince William Sound.
1989: The Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground on a reef in Prince William Sound off the Alaskan coast and released 11 million gallons of crude oil into the sea.

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