Alexander Archipelago


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Alexander Archipelago

A group of more than 1,000 offshore islands in the Panhandle of southeast Alaska. The rugged, heavily forested islands are part of the Coast Mountains.

Alexander Archipelago

(ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə)
n
(Placename) a group of over 1000 islands along the coast of SE Alaska

Alexan′der Archipel′ago


n.
an archipelago off the SE coast of Alaska.
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Noun1.Alexander Archipelago - a group of islands off southeastern Alaska
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"
Admiralty Island - an Alaskan island in the Alexander Archipelago near Juneau
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One record was from the mainland along a transboundary river (Taku River), and 3 were from islands of the Alexander Archipelago (Wrangell, Mitkof, and Revillagigedo).
Greenpeace is concerned with Alexander Archipelago wolf and deer populations on the island because of the cumulative impacts that have occurred on Prince of Wales Island.
Their name for themselves is Lingit, meaning "People of the Tides" The Tlingit are a matrilineal society that developed a complex hunter-gatherer culture in the temperate rainforest of the southeast Alaska coast and the Alexander Archipelago.
Alaska's fourth-biggest town, with about 9,000 people, lies on the outer edge of the Alexander Archipelago, the chain of islands that snakes down parallel to the Canadian coast.
They also found that two of the brown bears that hailed from an isolated population in Alaska's Alexander Archipelago were more closely related to the polar bear than to the other brown bear, sharing between 5 and 10 percent of the polar bear's genes.
The snaps in Frederick Sound in the Alexander Archipelago were taken by photographer Jon Cornforth.
Part III will criticize the approach taken by the Special Master and thereafter by the Court in the Alaska case, and will suggest the correct methodology to be applied in cases with complex coastlines, such as the Alexander Archipelago.
One of the submerged lands consists of pockets and enclaves underlying waters between the southeastern Alaska islands known as the Alexander Archipelago.
They settled in the Alexander Archipelago, a small chain of windswept islands along the coast of the Alaska Panhandle (see map, p.
The Tongass supports brown bear, wolverine, northern goshawk, marbled murrelet, marten, Sitka black-tailed deer, the Alexander Archipelago wolf, and healthy runs of five salmon species.
A cluster of about 1,100 islands, the tops of a submerged mountain range, is known as the Alexander Archipelago.