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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BERING STRAITS NATIVE CORPORATION Headquartered in Nome, Alaska, Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) was formed in 1972 as the Regional Alaska Native Corporation for the Bering Strait region, which encompasses the majority of Alaska's Seward Peninsula and the coastal lands of eastern Norton Sound.
Explorers searching for the Northwest Passage made their way along the coast, while the Western Union Telegraph Expedition's Scientific Corps established at camp at Port Clarence on the Seward Peninsula.
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.
In dominica, 13 birds came from the Seward Peninsula area, five came from the North Slope, and two were from Fairbanks (Fig.
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.
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.
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.
The third came from an Inuit woman who died in mid-November 1918 in a remote village on the Seward Peninsula of Alaska.