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Kenai Peninsula

(kē`nī), S Alaska, jutting c.150 mi (240 km) into the Gulf of Alaska, between Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet. The Kenai Mts., c.7,000 ft (2,130 m) high, occupy most of the peninsula. The coastal climate is mild, with abundant rainfall and a growing season adequate for many crops. There are forest, mineral, and fishing resources in the east and, in the western section, good farmland. The Alaska RR crosses the peninsula from Seward. On the south coast of the peninsula is Kenai Fjords National ParkKenai Fjords National Park,
669,983 acres (271,248 hectares), S Alaska. The park features the great Harding Icefield and its radiating glaciers, many of which descend to tidewater, and a magnificent series of fjords along the coast of Kenai Peninsula, with rain forest, sea
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, which has striking glacial formations and contains the breeding areas for a variety of birds and sea mammals.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Laden with bags of polar bears with purple scarves, native artwork and knickknacks, El Camino Real High School's brand-new national Academic Decathlon champions are set to return to a hero's welcome this afternoon after a day of whale, otter and glacier-watching on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula 125 miles south of here.
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