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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An inlet of the Chukchi Sea in northwest Alaska north of Seward Peninsula.


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  • The nearest airfield was a primitive ice strip at a place called Kotzebue Sound, a military radar station just above the Arctic Circle.

    The U-2 spy plane fiasco

  • Thus, "good" weather may include rain in July to produce a bountiful berry crop and extremely low temperatures during early autumn so that Kotzebue Sound and the surrounding rivers and lakes freeze quickly and reliably for safe travel.

    Qikiktagrugmiut climate change case study

  • Fish species used by arctic communities include those that move seasonally from marine to freshwater environments, such as salmon and Arctic char, which are particularly important for indigenous peoples of Alaska (including Inuit communities around Kotzebue Sound, Norton Sound, and the Yukon and Kuskokwim Deltas).

    Indigenous peoples, animals, and climate in the Arctic

  • The largest Dolly Varden are from anadromous populations of the Kivalina, Wulik, and Noatak Rivers north of the Seward Peninsula near the northern perimeter of Kotzebue Sound, Alaska.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • During the summer months many of the Point Hope natives are away from home for long intervals in quest of game or on fishing expeditions, and the doctor would frequently follow their example, making long excursions along the coast, as far north as Icy Cape, if not further; and southward, along the shores of Kotzebue Sound.

    Short Sketches from Oldest America

  • The summer season was approaching, a time when all the villagers would be going on their annual trips, some to the north in quest of deer, while others would go to the east, down the Kotzebue Sound, where they would meet natives of other tribes, and do their trading.

    Short Sketches from Oldest America

  • Embraces Chamisso Island and Puffin and other rocky islets in its vicinity, approximately in latitude sixty-six degrees and thirteen minutes north, longitude one hundred and sixty-one degrees and fifty-two minutes west from Greenwich, at the eastern end of Kotzebue Sound, Alaska.

    Appendix B

  • Told about an island north of Bering Strait, west of Kotzebue Sound, where there was gold on the beach richer and thicker than it ever lay at Nome.

    A Man to His Mate

  • Kotzebue Sound -- these would constitute main arteries of travel and would open up the country as no trunk railroad will ever do.

    Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

  • THE plan for the winter journey of 1905-6 (my second winter on the trail) was an ambitious one, for it contemplated a visit to Point Hope, on the shore of the Arctic Ocean between Kotzebue Sound and Point

    Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska


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