Copper River


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Copper River

A river rising in the Wrangell Mountains of southeast Alaska and flowing about 480 km (300 mi) southward through the Chugach Mountains to the Gulf of Alaska.
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Cop′per Riv′er


n.
a river in S Alaska flowing through the SE part. 300 mi. (483 km) long.
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With more than 70 years of experience, Gray Line Alaska offers vacations to the top destinations within the 49th state: Denali National Park, Kenai Peninsula, Copper River Valley, Fairbanks, and Anchorage.
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Bryce Campbell wants the Copper River Inn & Conference Centre to be the preferred place for meetings and conventions in the Rainy River district of northwestern Ontario.
These three men convinced New York investors to provide capital to build the Kennecott copper mines and the Copper River and Northwestern Railway, but opposition from political opportunists, Eastern conservationists, and muckraking journalists stifled further industrial development on the last frontier.
This study assessed levels of agreement in knowledge and opinions about salmon fisheries and ecology of the Copper River, Alaska, in three user groups: the Ahtna, an Alaska Native people indigenous to the upper river; commercial fishers who fish at the mouth of the river; and fishery managers and biologists with jurisdiction over the entire watershed.
ABSTRACT: Sites containing winter browse species utilized by moose on the Copper River Delta of south-central Alaska were mechanically treated (hydraulic-axed) to counteract possible earthquake-related increases in less-preferred forage species, and to measure treatment effects on biomass, height, nutritional quality (crude protein, lignin, and tannin), utilization, and snow burial on preferred (willow [Salix spp.]) and less-preferred forage species (sweetgale [Myrica gale], cottonwood [Populus trichocarpa], and alder [Alnus viridis sinuata]) within 3 winter scenarios (mild, moderate, and severe).
and midnight, TRAV) Andrew travels to Alaska's Copper River Basin in the sixth-season premiere, during which he meets a group of Native Americans who live the traditional life of the Ahtna tribe.