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Alaska Peninsula

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A peninsula of south-central to southwest Alaska. It is a continuation of the Aleutian Range between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

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  • noun a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)

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Examples

  • The body of Candice Berner, 32, was found Monday off the road a mile outside the village of Chignik Bay on the Alaska Peninsula, which is about 474 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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  • Her body was found off the road a mile outside the village of Chignik Bay on the Alaska Peninsula, which is about 474 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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  • Swikshak Beach on the Alaska Peninsula is the only other certified commercial harvest beach used for human consumption. it has been in use since 1929.

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  • Derek Stonorov, a brown bear researcher and more recently an educator and bear-viewing guide, puts it bluntly: "Killing bears anywhere on the Alaska Peninsula is a very easy thing to do.

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  • On March 8, 2010, 32-year-old teacher Candice Berner went for a run on the roads near Chignik, a village on the Alaska Peninsula 450 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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  • On March 8, 2010, 32-year-old teacher Candice Berner went for a run on the roads near Chignik, a village on the Alaska Peninsula 450 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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  • Daily winter lows average 5F (- 15C) in the Nushaguk lowlands and 14F (- 10C) along the Alaska Peninsula, and winter highs average around freezing throughout the region.

    Bering Tundra (Southern) Province (Bailey)

  • The Alaska Peninsula has intensely glaciated mountains indented with fjords that are bordered by cliffs.

    Aleutian Oceanic Meadow - Heath Province (Bailey)

  • Altitudes of the volcanoes decrease southwestward from 7,500 ft (2,300 m) at Mount Katmai on the Alaska Peninsula to 6,000 ft (1,800 m) on the Aleutian Islands.

    Aleutian Oceanic Meadow - Heath Province (Bailey)

  • Since the eastern Bering Sea shelf has a characteristically sluggish mean flow and is separated from any direct oceanographic connection to the North Pacific Ocean by the Alaska Peninsula, linkages between the eastern Bering Sea and the climate system are primarily a result of the ocean – atmosphere interaction [53].

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

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