Last Frontier


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Noun1.Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North AmericaLast Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
Alaskan pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline - an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
Iditarod Trail - a trail that extends 1,100 miles from Anchorage over the Alaska Range to Nome
Denali National Park - a large national park in Alaska having peaks of the Alaska Range (including Mount McKinley) and the huge Denali fault
Gates of the Arctic National Park - a large national park in Alaska featuring the Great Mendenhall Glacier
Katmai National Park - a national park in Alaska featuring mountains
Kenai Fjords National Park - a national park in Alaska having mountains and whale watching and ancient Indian copper mines
Kobuk Valley National Park - a national park in Alaska having mountains and forests and tundra and sand dunes and archeological sites
Lake Clark National Park - a national park in Alaska having Eskimo and Athapaskan archeological sites
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park - the largest national park of the United States; located in Alaska
Aleutian Islands, Aleutians - an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
capital of Alaska, Juneau - the state capital of Alaska
Anchorage - a city in south central Alaska; "Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska"
Nome - a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century
Sitka - a town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906
Skagway - a town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage; a gateway to the Klondike during the Alaskan gold rush
Valdez - a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
Seward Peninsula - a peninsula in western Alaska that projects westward into the Bering Sea just below the Arctic Circle
Alexander Archipelago - a group of islands off southeastern Alaska
Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
Alaska Range - a mountain range in south central Alaska; contains Mount McKinley
Denali Fault - a major open geological fault in Alaska
Mount Hubbard, Hubbard - a mountain peak in southeastern Alaska that is part of the Coast Range (14,950 feet high)
Inland Passage, Inside Passage - a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
Kodiak, Kodiak 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
Denali, Mount McKinley, Mt. McKinley, McKinley - a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
Great Mendenhall Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier - a glacier of the Piedmont type near Juneau in Alaska
Prudhoe Bay - a bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968
St. Elias Mountains, St. Elias Range - a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory
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He said: "Cloning may be considered as the last frontier to overcome male sterility and give the possibility to infertile males to pass on their genetic pattern.
Vigilante added, "Sometimes the social circle is the last frontier.
Far away from native pavement, Nyitray fell in love with the last frontier.
The property changed its name several times from The Last Frontier to the New Frontier to just Frontier and back to the New Frontier, depending on the owner.
Robinson of the University of Hartford, who will discuss "Lessons from the Last Frontier," and George C.
It's true that life in 21st century Alaska has the infrastructure, just like our southern neighbors, to support global and regional businesses as well as all the creature comforts associated with modern American life-yet life in the Last Frontier is still an experience onto itself.
LOOKING FOR LOVE: Bachelorettes in Alaska,'' yet another abjectly cynical reality series from Fox, opens with a ludicrous image of five women in wedding gowns trekking through the snowy wilds of the Last Frontier, grimly intoning that this show represents for its female ``contestants'' a ``last chance for marriage,'' a dubious claim given that the women in question are between the ages of 26 and 36.
Dan Farr was an Alaskan businessman, who in 1996, was convinced Cold Stone Creamery could be a success in "The Last Frontier.
Subscribers get a bonus with our June issue--the "Made In Alaska" 2003 catalog of products handmade in the Great Land on the Last Frontier.
The photos depict an area Bergthold calls California's last frontier - uninhabited desert rarely crossed by man.
Offering Internet connectivity, chip-driven stitch selection and touch-screen electronic user controls, today's sewing machines from Brother International Corporation bring Digital Age engineering to the home's last frontier of tradition: the sewing room.
Picture this, Alaska; historic photographs from the last frontier.