Cook Inlet

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Cook Inlet

An inlet of the Gulf of Alaska in southern Alaska west of the Kenai Peninsula. It is a major fishing ground for salmon and herring and has the largest tidal bore in the United States.
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Cook Inlet

n
(Placename) an inlet of the Pacific on the coast of S Alaska: part of the Gulf of Alaska
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Cook′ In′let


n.
an inlet of the Gulf of Alaska. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
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The Federal Aviation Administration and DOT expanded the scope of the Alaska Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program's efforts to now include medical supply delivery in remote regions, with an initial test across Turnagain Arm fjord south of Anchorage.
This exclusive excursion includes exploration of the dramatic coast of Turnagain Arm paced specifically for the group, and a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center for up close visits with bears, moose, musk ox, eagles, and more.
These extremes in tide expose vast expanses of mudflats in the upper inlet, between the Beluga River and Little Susitna River (we refer to this region as the Susitna Delta), and in Knik Arm, Chickaloon Bay, and Turnagain Arm (Fig.
It's possible to drive from Anchorage to Soldotna, but it's about a four-hour trip as the highway hugs Turnagain Arm and then cuts through a mountain passage.
One can only surmise that Sandler was confusing this point with Turnagain Arm, near Anchorage, Alaska.
It is a beautiful drive and not the least bit scary as the road follows the valleys along Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet.
The museum's hiring in spring, and I've got a great-paying job at a lawyer's office overlooking Turnagain Arm, where Captain Cook turned around when he realized there wasn't a Northwest Passage." Laura propped her elbows up on the bar separating the kitchen and the living room and watched Diane's fingers work the pasta dough.
The 126-mile drive along the Seward Highway through the Kenai Peninsula is one of the most scenic anywhere, with plenty of overlooks, glaciers, and mountains--where hiking trails lead up mountainsides to the land of grazing Dall sheep, and great photo ops await along the glassy Turnagain Arm.
This year you will travel to Portage, along Turnagain Arm, past Indian, and across Potter Marsh, past glaciers, the Chugach Mountains, Dall sheep clinging to rugged cliffs, and the reflections in Cook Inlet.
Experienced railroaders say this is the most scenic portion of the Alaska railroad with terrain from the coast of Turnagain Arm climbing to the alpine glacier country of Grandview.