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 (kăt′mī′), Mount
A volcano, about 2,047 m (6,715 ft) high, in the Aleutian Range of southern Alaska at the eastern end of the Alaska Peninsula. It erupted cataclysmically in June 1912 creating the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes.
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(Placename) Mount Katmai a volcano in SW Alaska, in the Aleutian Range: erupted in 1912 forming the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a region with numerous fumaroles; established as Katmai National Monument, 10 917 sq km (4215 sq miles), in 1918. Height: 2100 m (7000 ft). Depth of crater: 1130 m (3700 ft). Width of crater: about 4 km (2.5 miles)
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(ˈkæt maɪ)

Mount, an active volcano in SW Alaska. 7500 ft. (2286 m).
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They remained at her side when she emerged from hibernation last year and set about fishing for sockeye salmon in Katmai National Park and Preserve.
Not in the Alaskan wilderness, where the bears at Katmai national park are unwittingly fighting for the title of the tubbiest in Fat Bear Week -- the fourth annual competition to determine which bear will be fattest before a half-year hibernation.
Caption: 4 A modern take on a rustic look, the Katmai pendant from Vaxel offers a pine tree and bear silhouette.
Wes Head will be happy to fly you anywhere, from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve to the remote reaches of Katmai's Brooks Falls, where you can watch brown bears intercept salmon in the summer and early fall.
There is a visit to the brown bears of the Katmai National Park and Reserve - they are some of the biggest in the world and need to build up a thick layer of fat before they hibernate.
Wild Alaska Live BBC1, 7pm NATURE Liz Bonnin is on hand at Katmai as the salmon arrive, closely followed by bears and, if we're lucky, wolves too.
The bears in Katmai National Park, in southern Alaska, travelled hundreds of miles.
Liz Bonnin is live in remote Katmai National Park, Matt Baker trails a black bear family in Tongrass National Forest, and Steve Backshall dives with the salmon at their destination.
"You can be in a plane flying for hours and see nothing below you apart from blank Arctic tundra and then just mountains - no A Brown Bear in Katmai National roads, no houses, no sign of humanity at all," remarks Steve.
Prior to announcing the arrival of "Dead Space 2 and 3" on the Backward Compatibility program, Hryb also broke the news that Cabela's branded games "Dangerous Hunts," "Alaskan Adventures," "Hunting Expeditions" and "Survival: Shadows of Katmai" are also playable on Xbox One from today onwards.
Stonewood Fishing Lodge also provides bear viewing tours in Lake Clark and Katmai National Parks, stonewoodexpeditions.com