Kodiak Island


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Kodiak Island

An island of southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska east of the Alaska Peninsula. It was the site of the first permanent Russian settlement in the area (1784).
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Noun1.Kodiak Island - an island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of AlaskaKodiak Island - an island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska; site of the first European settlement in the area which was founded by the Russians in 1784
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
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1) occurred in three general areas: 9 were seen near Kodiak Island (including sightings west of Kodiak and east to the Kenai Peninsula); 10 were from Prince William Sound and east to Kayak Island (generally sightings of only a single animal each, Fig.
The new flavors are Dulce De Leche, the caramel ice cream that has become the most popular new flavor in years; Dulce De Leche Con Chocolate, which adds chocolate flakes to the basic Dulce De Leche ice cream; Strawberry Smash, which offers vanilla ice cream and chocolate strawberry cups in a chunky "parlor-like" strawberry sauce; and Kodiak Island Fudge, which mixes chewy fudge pieces and Kodiak Island butter fudge in vanilla ice cream.
The remote location shines a light on the logistics of doing business on Kodiak Island. Because different companies manufacture all three stages of the Lockheed Martin Athena 1 rocket typically used for satellite launches, good organization is a must.
In 1778, Captain James Cook saw mountain goats leaping on the high cliffs of Kodiak Island, Alaska.
Air Force conducted the missile test last Thursday on Kodiak Island, Alaska, to test its radar system's ability to pursue missiles.
They established the first settlement in Alaska in 1784 on Kodiak Island, and further strengthened their claim to the region with the founding of the Russian-American Company in 1799.
In the course of reanalyzing the seismic hazards in Alaska and parts of Canada, Jacob and his co-workers recently identified a 1,000-kilometer segment -- stretching from Kodiak Island to Unalaska Island and including the 350-km-long Shumagin gap -- that has a high probability of rupture.
The Kodiak Island Resort bills itself as "spectacular luxury in the heart of the Alaskan Wilderness." The wilderness fishing resort is located on the shore of Larsen Bay on Kodiak Island and is open from May to October, annually.
I'm planning an archery mule deer hunt in Wyoming during the first week of September, and I want to create a "deer hat" like the one Curt Wells wore on his Sitka blacktail hunt on Kodiak Island, where he killed a nice buck with a very good downhill shot.
There were no reports of damage, not even on Kodiak Island, the closest land to the epicenter.