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(Placename) a river in central Alaska, rising in the Wrangell Mountains and flowing northwest to the Yukon River. Length: about 765 km (475 miles)
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(ˈtæn əˌnɑ, -ˌnɔ)

a river flowing NW from E Alaska to the Yukon River. ab. 650 mi. (1045 km) long.
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Did not my father's brother go over into the Tanana Country and get killed by a bear?
Head-reaches of the Tanana is good enough for me from now on, and mark my words, when the big strike comes, she'll come down river.
One day (they had grub-staked themselves from the proceeds of the raft and left Dawson for the head-waters of the Tanana) the men and dogs were sitting on the crest of a cliff which fell away, straight down, to naked bed-rock three hundred feet below.
This year's theme is 'Love Is a Cattle Field." It will feature Alaska produce and competitive exhibits, as well as commercial, craft, and food vendors in addition to rides, games, and live entertainment, all at the Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds tvsfa.org
Many problems arising in mathematical physics do not satisfy the three conditions of well-posedness, say Tanana and Sidikova, which are the existence of a solution, the solution's uniqueness, and the solution's continuous dependence on the initial data.
Pledged revenues exclude rental income from the Tanana Valley Clinic (TVC).
The event also features a breakfast buffet, Scripture readings, music, and a keynote address by Kari (Tanana) Olson, a mother with an inspiring story about going deaf and how her faith and the community helped her as she eventually regained her hearing with cochlear implants.
The girl's remains were unearthed at the Upward Sun River archaeological site in the Tanana River Valley in central Alaska.
A research team analyzed meteorology data for the years 1947-2016 and in 2015-16 took hydrological measurements from Alaska's Tanana River watershed, a major tributary to the Yukon River.
Also, on 13 January, Gray closed on the acquisition of KTVF, KXD, and KFXF in the Fairbanks, Alaska, television market from Tanana Valley Television Co.
Pierre , of Tanana Television and Chena Broadcasting.