Alexander Island


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Al′exander Is′land


n.
an island off the coast of Antarctica, in the Bellingshausen Sea.
Formerly, Alexander I Island.
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Washington.--SM Speich observed 12 adults near La Push and a "fledgling" (here considered an independent juvenile) near Alexander Island on the northwest coast of the Olympic Peninsula in 1978 (Speich and Wahl 1989).
Washington, Jan 14 ( ANI ): Satellite images have revealed a sequence of lakes on top of the George VI ice shelf in Antarctica moving along the boundary of the ice shelf with Alexander Island.
Oceanographers also found a previously unknown southward coastal current that flowed along Adelaide Island, into Marguerite Bay, and then south along Alexander Island. Our hypothesis is that deep and recirculating currents in the bay support krill reproduction, and the coastal current may move krill progeny along the coast to other areas.
1: Ile Vanier, 1126 [km.sup.2]; Cameron Island, 1059 [km.sup.2] Alexander Island, 484 [km.sup.2]; Massey Island, 432 [km.sup.2] and Ile Marc, 56 [km.sup.2].
ExxonMobil's new pipeline installations are concentrated between Alexander Island and Mitchell Point, which is just southwest of the company's Baytown refinery, and the company's pipeline corridor from LaPorte to St.
the northern and western coastline was well understood as far south as Alexander Island (70%) and many major topographic features had been named.