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.
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Cook Inlet

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


n.
an inlet of the Gulf of Alaska. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
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According to several elders, Eklutna residents spent summers at fish camps distributed along the shore of Knik Arm from Fire Island to the Knik River, preserving ocean-caught salmon for winter use (Chandonnet, 1997; Kari and Fall, 2003).
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.
There are walking and bike paths by the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet.
The inlet extends about 370 km (200 n.mi.) 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.
Rodrigues, Eds., Baseline Studies of Beluga Whale Habitat Use in Knik Arm, Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska, 2004-2005, LGL Alaska Research Associates, HDR, for the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and the Federal Highway Administration, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2005.
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.m.
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.
He saw to it that $231 million was earmarked for a Knik Arm bridge to be called "Don Young's Way." Another earmark for a Ketchikan bridge also raised more than a few eyebrows.