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Alaska Peninsula

A peninsula of south-central to southwest Alaska. It is a continuation of the Aleutian Range between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

Alaska Peninsula

n
(Placename) an extension of the mainland of SW Alaska between the Pacific and the Bering Sea, ending in the Aleutian Islands. Length: about 644 km (400 miles)

Alas′ka Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in SW Alaska. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
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Noun1.Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
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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The most recent dead whale in Alaska was spotted last week near Chignik Bay on the Alaska peninsula.
It was a beautiful spring day on the Alaska Peninsula. Ihe kind of day you wish for when you're hunting in a place known for some of the worst weather on the planet.
Pebble Partnership, wholly owned by Northern Dynasty, struck an agreement with landowner Alaska Peninsula Corporation in October to build a toll road to the Pebble mine site.
The bullet pictured was used to take a massive, 10-foot coastal brown bear on the Alaska Peninsula. Fired from hunter Brian Ham's Ruger Model 77 in .338 Win.
Most of them are located in the Aleutian Islands and on the Alaska Peninsula. Fortunately, most of the Alaskan volcanoes are remote, so very few people live on or near them, unlike the volcanoes that make up the Island of Hawaii."
Judge Madsen was born in Kanatak on the Alaska Peninsula in 1923, and his family moved to Kodiak when he was four.
Because the sample size for most ecoregions in our study is small (n < 100), we combined these subsamples into four larger regional subsamples: (1) the Arctic, which comprises all sites north of the Arctic Circle (including the Chukchi and Beaufort coasts, the Brooks Range, and Polar tundra zones); (2) subarctic Western Alaska, including all sites along the Bering Sea, inland Seward Peninsula (Bering tundra), Bering taiga, Alaska Peninsula, and Aleutian Islands; (3) the Interior, including all sites in the interior boreal forest and the mountain transition; and (4) the Gulf of Alaska, including the Pacific side of the Alaska Peninsula, the Kodiak Archipelago, and the coastal rainforests of south-central and southeastern Alaska (see Fig.
In late August, they leave the breeding grounds, moving to Izembek Lagoon on the Alaska Peninsula. Here they spend September and October feeding on coveted eelgrass in preparation for the fall migration.
We compiled recent and historic records from southwest Alaska that collectively suggest that persistent Lynx populations occur at the base of the Alaska Peninsula where boreal forest transitions to open tundra habitats.
Katmai is located along the Alaska Peninsula about 300 miles southwest of Anchorage.
Southern Tanner crab less than 12 mm (carapace width) were concentrated just north of the Alaska Peninsula and along the outer shelf where bottom water was more than 2[degrees]C, but largely absent from the middle shelf.
No casualties or property damage were reported from the eruption of the snow-covered volcano on the remote Alaska Peninsula, 953 kilometers south-west of Anchorage.

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