Seward Peninsula


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Seward Peninsula

A peninsula of western Alaska projecting into the Bering Sea just below the Arctic Circle and forming the Bering Strait.

Seward Peninsula

(ˈsjuːəd)
n
(Placename) a peninsula of W Alaska, on the Bering Strait. Length: about 290 km (180 miles)

Sew′ard Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in W Alaska, on Bering Strait.
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Noun1.Seward Peninsula - a peninsula in western Alaska that projects westward into the Bering Sea just below the Arctic Circle
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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Nome, perched on the tip of the Seward Peninsula overlooking the Bering Sea, offers a mix of Alaska Native culture, Alaska adventure, sporting events, and a rich history as Alaska's most famous Gold Rush town.
Earlier in the week he visited with Alaska Governor Bill Walker about key partnership opportunities, and toured much of the Seward Peninsula, including a visit with the Davis family at the Midnite Sun Reindeer Ranch.
As reported in the popular press around the world, the Inupiaq village of Shishmaref, on the north coast of the Seward Peninsula in western Alaska, is suffering from rapid erosion that is undermining buildings and at some point will render the village site uninhabitable.
One agent candidate worked for a tin-mining company at Lost River on the Seward Peninsula, one of the higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents.
Specifically, this exploratory study identified highly elevated levels of Cd in willow growing over Paleozoic bedrock in the Seward Peninsula at both prospects and over the Paleozoic geologic unit in general.
ABSTRACT--In September 2010, 6 species of shrews (genus: Sorex) were collected at a single locality on the Seward Peninsula of Alaska.
The object, about 2 inches by 1 inch and less than 1 inch thick, was found in August by a team excavating a roughly 1,000-year-old house that had been dug into the side of a beach ridge by early Inupiat Eskimos at Cape Espenberg on the Seward Peninsula, which lies within the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.
Lastly, Dynamite ran in the reindeer races held in 1915 on the Seward Peninsula and highlighted a special social event and the importance of these unique animals before the industry collapsed.
But those estimates had not incorporated the bubbles Walter was probing on an autumn morning on the Seward Peninsula.
As a follow-up to the film series, Alaska WILPF convened a working group to oppose uranium explo- ration and development on the Seward Peninsula.
Elizabeth Pinson's autobiography is the memoir of a child of both the Inupiat people of the Seward Peninsula and the European immigrants who flooded into the region in the twentieth century.
Wales, Alaska Located at the western tip of the Seward Peninsula on Cape Prince of Wales, this American village is just 50 miles from Russia,across the Bering Strait Founded a century ago as a major whaling centre, a flu outbreak in 1918 decimated the outpost and today it is home to 160 people It still has a strong Kinugmiut Eskimo whaling culture, with residents travelling to nearby villages in large traditional skin boats.