Chichagof Island

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Chichagof Island

(ˈtʃɪtʃəˌɡɔːf)
n
(Placename) an island of Alaska, in the Alexander Archipelago. Area: 5439 sq km (2100 sq miles)
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The Volcom skate video Chichagof is named after his boat.
The village of Hoonah thrived when there was a lot of logging underway on Chichagof Island in the 1980s.
The scenery on the M/V Chichagof is otherworldly, naturally; it's Alaska, after all.
Cuando el navio estaba en las cercanias de lo que ahora se conoce como isla Lisianski, en la costa noroeste de otra denominada Chichagof, envio a diez marineros armados a la misma.
The Hoary Bat was not previously known from Alaska, but we recorded 25 call files of this species (of 26,151 low frequency bat files) at 5 sites in northern Southeast Alaska (4 mainland sites and 1 site on Chichagof Island); an additional 110 call files were classified as probable Hoary Bat, but were ambiguous.
The analysis in the study included blood and tissue samples from 79 Greenlandic polar bears and 10 brown bears from Sweden, Finland, Glacier National Park in Alaska and the Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof (ABC) Islands off the Alaskan coast.
However, these islands have no brown bears, which makes the atmosphere a little more relaxed than on Kodiak and many Southeast Alaska islands such as Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof that are crawling with brown bears.
Isolated brown bears living in Alaska's Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands trace between 5 and 10 percent of their DNA to polar bears, Lindqvist's team found.
But Chichagof Island in Alaska has seen red-legged tree frogs from the Columbia river basin become firmly intrenched there after a teacher ordered the frog eggs for a class project then released them into a nearby creek, Chan said.
The inclusive cruise explores Icy Strait, Chichagof Island, Baranof Island, Frederick Sound, Thomas Bay, FordOs Terror and Endicott Arm and spends two days exploring Glacier Bay.
Fish were sampled in Cross Sound on the northwest side of Chichagof Island during 15-20 April 2006, 14-19 April 2007, and 22-26 April 2008.
as they swept across Attu's Chichagof Valley toward the American lines on Engineer Hill.