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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.
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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)
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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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