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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And on Kodiak Island, these wild animals come extra large, weighing up to 1,800 pounds and standing over 10 feet tall.
Barefield and her husband, Mike Munsey, own and operate Munsey's Bear Camp, a hunting and bear-viewing lodge in Uyak Bay on Kodiak Island.
Miller learned in her research that counter to what happened at other colonial outposts, Kreol children on Kodiak Island were singled out for specialized training in preparation for their service in the fur trade and the church.
Eight of the Kodiak Island Borough School District's 14 schools are on small islands.
11 In which series did cameraman Richard Terry travel to Kodiak Island in Alaska to document the life and work of Swiss biologist David Bittner?
And here cameraman Richard Terry travelled to the remote Alaskan wilderness of Kodiak Island (and where better place to take a camera) to document the work of intrepid Swiss biologist David Bittner, who chose to spend seven years living a solitary and dangerous existence among its deadly bears.
It joins destinations such as the Caribbean's Dominica and Kodiak Island, Alaska.
Whether it's behemoth black bears in Pennsylvania,cagey Coues deer in Arizona, bugling bull elk in the Rockies, menacing mountain lions in Nevada or burly blacktail bucks on Alaska's Kodiak Island, this is truly an issue to spark some dreams and fuel your passion for the hunt.
A new water treatment plant and backwash lagoon will also be built in Ouzinke, on Kodiak Island.
From Kodiak Island, Baranov assembled large numbers of Aleuts to launch their baidarkas (sea kayaks) in search of sea otters.
Also discussed was the college's nursing program, and how many of the nurses at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center are Kodiak College graduates--a fact dubbed "you have your own taking care of your own.
About 60 miles southwest of Alaska's Kodiak Island, a small, flat landmass rises out of the Pacific Ocean.