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A city of southern Alaska on an inlet of Prince William Sound. Founded as a supply center for the goldfields in 1898, it is the southern terminus of the oil pipeline from Prudhoe Bay. An oil spill in the waters of the sound caused extensive environmental damage in 1989.
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an ice-free port in S Alaska, at the N end of the Gulf of Alaska: S terminus of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. 3079.
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Noun1.Valdez - a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the worldValdez - a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
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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This was the 'Marta y Maria' of Armando Palacio Valdes, a novelist who delights me beyond words by his friendly and abundant humor, his feeling for character, and his subtle insight.
Fortunately, these books of Valdes's have nearly all been translated, and the reader may test the matter in English; though it necessarily halts somewhat behind the Spanish.
I do not know whether the Spaniards themselves rank Valdes with Galdos or not, and I have no wish to decide upon their relative merits.
King informs me that at the Bay of San Blas, and at Port Valdes in Patagonia, he saw these birds swimming several times from island to island.
A Barcelona medical statement read: "The test taken on Wednesday confirmed that Victor Valdes has torn a muscle in the right calf.
Ten years ago, when journalist Alisa Valdes published her first book, The Dirty Girls Social Club, she couldn't find any novels that spoke to women like her--well-educated and well-heeled Latinas.
He's endured 10 years of field labor, the shutdown of his magazine and other hardships, but meet lay Catholic activist Dagoberto Valdes, and what you'll find is a ready smile and words of optimism.
Summary: Recife: Victor Valdes refuses to say if he or Real Madrid's Iker Casillas will start ...
| BARCELONA goalkeeper Victor Valdes took plenty of stick last week for seemingly refusing the captain's armband in the game with Athletic Bilbao.
Bebo Valdes was credited with developing the batanga which turned into a dance craze.
ARSENE WENGER is set to switch his Barcelona targets and launch a summer bid to sign goalkeeper Victor Valdes.