Prudhoe Bay


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Prud·hoe Bay

 (pro͞od′hō, prŭd′-)
An inlet of the Arctic Ocean on the northern coast of Alaska east of the Colville River delta. Extensive oil reserves were discovered here in 1968.

Prud′hoe Bay′

(ˈpru doʊ)
n.
an inlet of the Beaufort Sea, N of Alaska: oil and gas fields.
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Noun1.Prudhoe Bay - a bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968
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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NEW YORK/ANCHORAGE: A leak from a pipeline near Alaska's giant Prudhoe Bay oil field had only a minor impact on North Slope oil production, an effect that was rapidly being erased, according to BP, operator of the field.
The airline said the revised schedule will increase passenger and cargo capacity, and offer more direct routes connecting Prudhoe Bay and Barrow with Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska.
Flight 143 will continue to offer morning, shared service to Prudhoe Bay and Barrow.
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