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Shelikof Strait


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

  • A strait of southern Alaska between the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak and Afognak islands. Cook Inlet is at its northern end.


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  • Anna gazed out to the west, toward the dim mountains across Shelikof Strait.

    Ancient, Strange, and Lovely

  • Low-temperature incubation of walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) eggs from the southeast Bering Sea shelf and Shelikof Strait, Gulf of Alaska.

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

  • Katmai is a peak of 6,970 feet altitude, on treacherous Shelikof Strait, opposite Kodiak Island.

    The Book of the National Parks

  • Some of the best-known bear-watching spots are on the mainland across the Shelikof Strait from Kodiak.

    The Seattle Times

  • Some of the best-known bear watching spots are on the mainland just across the Shelikof Strait from Kodiak.

    NYT > Global Home

  • The KBRR facilities provide an excellent geographic location to access and monitor the waters flowing from the Gulf of Alaska into Cook Inlet, as well as those waters flowing into Shelikof Strait.

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  • The program boundaries extend to the east as far as the Pye Islands in Kenai Fjords National Park, to the south as far as Shuyak Island in the Kodiak Archipelago, to the west across Shelikof Strait and Cook Inlet, and to the north as far as Kenai.

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  • Ashes kept falling for three days across the Shelikof Strait on Kodiak Island, accumulating one foot in the main town.

    Green Diary

  • Kodiak Island is 17 miles across the Shelikof Strait from mainland Alaska.

    NYT > Home Page

  • LARSEN BAY - When the Sea-Doos of the Alaskan Wet Dog Race traveled the Shelikof Strait off Kodiak Island on Friday, Bruce Lozekar couldn't stop saying how unusually calm the waters were that day.



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