Cook Inlet


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Cook Inlet

An inlet of the Gulf of Alaska in southern Alaska west of the Kenai Peninsula. It is a major fishing ground for salmon and herring and has the largest tidal bore in the United States.

Cook Inlet

n
(Placename) an inlet of the Pacific on the coast of S Alaska: part of the Gulf of Alaska

Cook′ In′let


n.
an inlet of the Gulf of Alaska. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
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Cook Inlet Housing Authority opened two housing developments in the Muldoon area of Anchorage.
The company took significant heat from environmental groups for not having a plan to immediately fix the gas leak, particularly because Cook Inlet is home to its own distinct population of endangered Beluga whales.
Beluga herpesvirus is endemic in Cook Inlet beluga whales (Burek-Huntington et al., 2015; Davison et al., 2017) and does not cause symptoms in healthy animals and no symptoms (e.g., skin lesions) were observed.
Shem Pete (1896-1989), an Athabascan Native storyteller and historian from Susitna Station, Alaska, left a rich legacy of knowledge about the Upper Cook Inlet Dena'ina world.
LNG teams continue refining the preferred route for the natural gas pipeline to cross Cook Inlet on its way to shore in Nikiski, site of the proposed liquefied natural gas plant.
The Alaskan Government is supportive of oil and gas in the Cook Inlet. There are a number of fiscal incentive programs for exploration and development in the Cook Inlet.
In this paper we summarize data collected over a 16-year period (1997-2012) to assess the seasonal distribution and abundance of Rock Sandpipers during winter in upper Cook Inlet. We also summarize invertebrate collections and long-term climatological information to describe the behavioral, biotic, and abiotic factors that influence the occurrence of Rock Sandpipers at the northern extreme of their wintering range.
EOS will have an option to earn a 50% working interest in the Company's North West Cook Inlet Unit (Offshore) under the same terms.
Last November, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) reportedly approved a pipeline tariff settlement between Miller's Alaskan subsidiary, Cook Inlet Energy LLC (CIE), and CIPL that included this true-up provision.

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