Alsek River

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Al·sek River

A river of northwest Canada and southeast Alaska flowing about 390 km (240 mi) to the Pacific Ocean north of Glacier Bay.
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Both the Slims River and Lake ultimately emptied into the Kaskawulsh River, a tributary of the Alsek River, which discharges into the Pacific Ocean.
As a result, even as the Slims River dried up, the south-flowing Alsek River, a popular whitewater rafting river that is a UNESCO world heritage site, began running higher.
Elsewhere in the region, low frequency bats were not detected at 4 island sites (3 Sitka sites and Logjam Creek on Prince of Wales Island) and 1 transboundary river site (Alsek River) (Table 1).
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Gmelch's research into the Tlingit experience stems from a summer spent in Alaska on the Alsek River and in the village of Yakutat in 1982.
The next year I was back with my father and a different friend, We were hunting on the Alsek River. The very first morning, as we were sitting eating breakfast, a six-foot blue-grey glacier bear literally walked into our camp.
Only one population, kokanee from Kathleen Lake (upper Alsek River, northwestern British Columbia), did not have these two alleles as the most common.
On 13 November 1934, Brad submitted a proposal to map a poorly charted section of the southwest Yukon (and Alaska) from the 141st meridian to the Alsek River, of which 5000 square miles remained blank.
Deikinaak'w, a senior Tlingit man who spoke at length with John S wanton at Sitka in 1904, was reflecting on accounts he had heard about glacier surges on the Alsek River during the previous century.