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Alaska Peninsula

Definition of the noun alaska peninsula

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noun

  1. a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • instance of: peninsula = a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
    • part of: AK / Alaska / Last Frontier = a state in northwestern North America

Place

The Alaska Peninsula is a peninsula extending about 800 km to the southwest from the mainland of Alaska and ending in the Aleutian Islands. The peninsula separates the Pacific Ocean from Bristol Bay, an arm of the Bering Sea.

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Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Alaska Peninsula Peninsula, southwestern Alaska, U.S. It stretches about 500 mi (800 km) between the Pacific Ocean and Bristol Bay. The volcanic Aleutian Range runs along its entire length. It is the site of KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

The Aleutian division, containing 14,610 square miles, and comprising the Alaska Peninsula westward of the isthmus between Moller and Zak- harof bays and the whole chain of islands from the Shumagin group on the east to Attu on the west, ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

The Aleutian division, containing 14,610 square miles, and comprising the Alaska Peninsula westward of the isthmus between Moller and Zakharof bays and the whole chain of islands from the Shumagin group on the east to Attu on the west, ...

Google previewA Native American Encyclopedia (2000)

History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker

White Mountain Native Corporation Bristol Bay Region Alaska Peninsula Corporation Aleknagik Natives, Ltd. Bay View Incorporated Becharof Corporation Chignik Lagoon Corporation Chignik River, Ltd. Choggiung, Ltd. Ekwok Natives, Ltd.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages (2008)

by Christopher Moseley

Itsspeakers are indigenous totheAleutian Islands,the Pribilof Islands, and the Alaska Peninsula west of Stepovak Bay. The only major internal division occursat Atka Island, separating Eastern from Western dialects. The traditional ethnonym is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Volume 1 (1900)

The Aleutian division, containing 14,610 square miles, and comprising the Alaska Peninsula westward of the isthmus between Moller and Zak- harof bays and the whole chain of islands from the Shumagin group on the east to Attu on the west, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1897)

by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

The Aleutian division, containing 14,610 square miles, and comprising the Alaska Peninsula westward of the isthmus between Moller and Zak- harof bays and the whole chain of islands from the Shumagin group on the east to Attu on the west, ...

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