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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Ward was born on Kodiak Island, Alaska. He earned an Associate's degree from the University of Delaware.
Grizzly bears on Kodiak Island, Alaska, started eating berries instead of salmon because of climate change, according to a (http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/08/15/1705248114.abstract?sid=fc50457c-4b41-443c-b240-8a314a8f8f74) new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
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In late February through early March of 2004-06, we captured Steller's Eiders at northeastern bays of Kodiak Island, Alaska, namely Women's Bay and Kalsin Bay, in the larger Chiniak Bay (57[degrees]42'N, 152[degrees]21'W) (Fig.
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It joins destinations such as the Caribbean's Dominica and Kodiak Island, Alaska.
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A few months after Pearl Harbor, he and others were sent to Kodiak Island, Alaska, to work receiving war materials.
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