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

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(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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Niemiec, PE, serves as Alaska transportation manager in the Anchorage office He has nearly thirty years of engineering experience on design and construction projectsin Alaska, Priortojoining Stantec, Niemiec held managementpositions with the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority and the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities He is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and joined Stantec in 2015.
5 miles of roadway behind the Port of Anchorage from the northern terminus of the planned port expansion south through Government Hill and connecting to the A/C couplet to serve as an alternative access to the port and a primary access to the planned Knik Arm Crossing.
There are walking and bike paths by the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet.
southwest from Knik Arm to Cape Douglas and has marine connections with Shelikof Strait and the Gulf of Alaska, and freshwater input from many large rivers.
The ride, open to experienced cyclists, takes in a spectacular grand loop of interior Alaska, from the fjords of PrinceWilliam Sound, through the glacier-clad spires of the Alaska Range, past Mount McKinley and on to the shores of Cook Inlet's Knik Arm.
If you need to stretch your legs after dinner, stroll the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail along the shores the Knik Arm waterway, just over the bluff from the hotel.
The ship departs late Monday night and cruises through Knik arm towards Point Woronzof between 11 p.
Alaska adopted legislation in June 2006 granting PPP authority for financing and delivering the $600 million Knik Arm Bridge in Anchorage.
In early January, CONAM Construction built 11 miles of ice road with three ice bridges and two large ice pads; one on each side of the Susitna River that flows into the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet.
Fourteen belugas were captured and satellite-tagged in upper Cook Inlet in Knik Arm or near the Susitna Delta between late July and early September 2000-02 (Fig.
He saw to it that $231 million was earmarked for a Knik Arm bridge to be called "Don Young's Way.
George Wuerch discussed The Knik Arm Crossing, which will connect the City of Anchorage with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough by bridge.