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Alexander Archipelago

Definitions

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

  • A group of more than 1,000 offshore islands in the Panhandle of southeast Alaska. The rugged, heavily forested islands are part of the Coast Mountains.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a group of islands off southeastern Alaska

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Examples

  • It is the heart of a unique temperate rainforest ecosystem in which traditional lifestyles and a rich array of wildlife, including rare species like the Alexander Archipelago wolf, as well as tremendous populations of economically vital Pacific salmon species, thrive.

    Trip Van Noppen: Don't Sacrifice the Tongass for the Trees

  • Projected logging levels in old-growth systems are expected to result in significant population declines in several species, including northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis laingi), Alexander Archipelago wolf (Canis lupus ligoni), marten (Martes americana), northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), brown bear, and some neotropical and resident birds.

    Northern Pacific coastal forests

  • Now the Bush administration is attacking Alaska's Tongass National Forest with plans to increase logging in areas of old growth on Kuiu and Admiralty islands, home of grizzly bears, bald eagles, and the rare coastal Marten of the Tongass, as well as the elusive Alexander Archipelago wolf.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • In addition, the Alexander Archipelago and Queen Charlotte Islands to the south contain endemic subspecies of invertebrates, birds, and mammals.

    Northern Pacific coastal forests

  • Now the Bush administration is attacking Alaska's Tongass National Forest with plans to increase logging in areas of old growth on Kuiu and Admiralty islands, home of grizzly bears, bald eagles, and the rare coastal Marten of the Tongass, as well as the elusive Alexander Archipelago wolf.

    Continuing attack on Alaska

  • The North Pacific coastal forests occupy a narrow (about 160 kilometers (km) wide) coastal band extending from the southern portion of the Alexander Archipelago to the Prince William Sound region and eastern Kodiak Island.

    Northern Pacific coastal forests

  • Alexander Archipelago (island United States 57 00 N 134 00 W group) (Alaska)

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Alexander Archipelago (island United States 57 00 N 134 00 W group) (Alaska)

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Alexander Archipelago (island United States 57 00 N 134 00 W group) (Alaska)

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • Remains of the rapidly passing native life of the Alexander Archipelago on the southeast coast of Alaska are conserved in the Old Kasaan

    The Book of the National Parks

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