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Iliamna

(ĭlēăm`nə), lake, c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), 75 mi (121 km) long and up to 22 mi (35 km) wide, SW Alaska, at the base of the Alaska Peninsula; largest lake in Alaska and the second largest freshwater lake wholly within the United States. It is fed by many lakes and streams; the Kvichak River drains it SW into Bristol Bay. The lake is noted for sport fishing. Iliamna, Newhalen, and Kakhonak are the chief lakeside villages.

Iliamna

 

the largest lake in Alaska. Area, about 2,100 sq km. It is of glacial-tectonic origin. The lake is located at the base of the Alaska Peninsula, in the northern spurs of the Aleutian Range. The northern and western shores are low; the southern and eastern shores are high. Iliamna Lake is fed primarily by snow. It discharges through the Kvichak River into Bristol Bay in the Bering Sea. The lake is abundant in fish, particularly salmon.


Iliamna

 

an active volcano in southern Alaska, in the Chigmit Mountains in the northern part of the Aleutian Range. Altitude, 3,075 m. The slopes of Iliamna fall off sharply into the western side of Cook Bay. The area is characterized by alpine meadows and tundra. The summit is covered by snow and glaciers.

Iliamna

1. a lake in SW Alaska: the largest lake in Alaska. Length: about 130 km (80 miles). Width: 40 km (25 miles)
2. a volcano in SW Alaska, northwest of Iliamna Lake. Height: 3076 m (10 092 ft.)
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Other statistics from a busy 2008 study program at Pebble include: - a total of 10 helicopters have flown more than 9,000 hours, moving crew and equipment from the operations base in Iliamna to various project locations; - approximately 800 individuals have worked about 40,000 person-days, with the total number of people at site peaking at 232 in August; - approximately 3,420 fixed wing aircraft flights have brought people and supplies into and out of Iliamna in 2008, including more than 50 groups visiting to tour the Pebble Project; - site expenditures to the end of September total approximately $50 million, excluding environmental study costs; and - some 90% of 2008 site expenditures (or approximately $45 million) have accrued to Alaskan firms.
The Pebble deposit, situated in Southwest Alaska near the community of Iliamna, contains copper, gold, and molybdenum.
Contract and full-time personnel working at the Pebble Project site near Iliamna, Alaska peaked at 232 this summer.
The mine site is located on remote state land north of Bristol Bay, about two hundred miles southwest of Anchorage and seventeen miles northwest of the village of Iliamna.
The Corporation is pleased to announce drill and assay results from its 2003 core-drilling program at the Iliamna Project in western Alaska.
Liberty Star's Bonanza Hills project area, targeting high-grade gold with subordinate silver, is located approximately 65 miles from the village of Iliamna and about 40 miles northeast of our Big Chunk project area, or about 160 miles west-southwest of Anchorage.
The Corporation is pleased to announce that the initial drill program has been successfully completed at the Iliamna Project in the Kuskokwim District, western Alaska.
Bonanza Hills lies in southwest Alaska about 200 miles west of Anchorage and about 60 miles northeast of the village of Iliamna.