Chisana

Chisana

 

a valley glacier in North America, on the northeastern slope of the Wrangell Mountains of southern Alaska. The glacier, which measures 25.8 km in length, is the source of the Chisana River, a left tributary of the Tanana River (Yukon River basin).

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The First Nation has asked the government to halt a company's plans to explore for resources in the area, which is used by the Chisana caribou herd.
As elaborated in Aden made [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (To Aden), Aoi chisana budo [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Small Blue Grapes), Ryugaku [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Study Abroad), Gakusei [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Students), and other autobiographical novels and short stories, his ambivalence toward Christianity and the West intensified while in France, owing to the blunt racial discrimination and cultural alienation he experienced as a foreign student from the defeated Oriental nation of Japan.
Interior Alaskan herds are similar gene- tically but Chisana Herd cari- bou are from woodland caribou stock.
Chisana Herd caribou management report of survey-inventory activities.
Smith borrowed a plane and flew into the Wrangell mountain settlement of Chisana.
Smith had a great compassion for people, and the Chisana airlift was only one of many humane services he performed during his career.
TANANA (~118 000 km2): Tanana River, including the Chisana, Nabesna, Delta, and Kantishna Rivers and other tributaries; includes basins of the Northway Tanacross Lowlands and other extensive wetlands associated with the Tanana River;
Bald eagles are a common breeding bird in this region, and there are at least 70 pairs along the upper Tanana (east of Fairbanks) and Chisana Rivers and in the extensive wetlands near Tetlin Lake.