Alaska Peninsula

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

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28 and the lowest on the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutians at $0.
Key words: Alaska Peninsula, distribution, Lynx, Lynx canadensis, southwest Alaska
The famous areas, Kodiak Island and the Alaska Peninsula, are hunted by quota, with the Peninsula hunted only every other year.
In the northeastern Pacific, Tanner crabs occur in coastal waters of Washington and British Columbia, in the Gulf of Alaska, westward along the Aleutian Islands, and northward across a broad swath of the Bering Sea shelf from the Alaska Peninsula northwestward to approximately 58[degrees]N (Zheng & Kruse 2006, Nielsen et al.
Again it was on the Alaska Peninsula, but farther south, near Cold Bay, the heart of giant bear country.
Both breeding segments of the Pacific population winter together, primarily in marine coastal waters of Alaska, from Cook Inlet and Kodiak Island westward along the Alaska Peninsula to the eastern Aleutian Islands (Fredrickson, 2001).
Our study was conducted on the Alaska Peninsula, Alaska, USA.
Those are just some of the challenges facing the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula, in trying to recover a sea duck called the Steller's eider (Polysticta stelleri).
Seeb and Crane (1999) indicated that existing populations from the Alaska Peninsula south to Washington may have derived primarily from the southern refuge, whereas Asian and western Alaskan populations may have derived from a northern refuge.
Most moose reported at Izembek were on an adjacent unit of the Alaska Peninsula NWR but were managed by Izembek.
overlooks three steaming volcanoes on the Alaska Peninsula, two of which have erupted on him.
I don't think bears on the Alaska peninsula are endangered in any way," says Stonorov, "but this land was set aside to preserve high concentrations of brown bears, and I don't think the Park Service is managing the land in the spirit it was intended.
Our picks include major additions to the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge, 275,000 acres of wilderness in Mendocino County, and the botanical wonderland of Hawaii's Waimea Valley.
Alongside the remains of Treadwell, 46, and Huguenard, 37, a six-minute audio-only tape of the attack was discovered at Katmai National Park and Preserve on the Alaska Peninsula.
It was no accident that their ancestors settled in the region stretching from Prince William Sound to the Kodiak Island archipelago and the Alaska Peninsula.
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