Susitna


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Susitna

 

a river in Alaska. The Susitna is 500 km long and drains an area of 46,500 sq km. It rises in the eastern part of the Alaska Range and empties into Cook Inlet of the Pacific Ocean. It is fed by rain, snow, and glacial water. High water occurs from May through September. The mean flow rate is 670 cu m per sec. The river is navigable for 150 km from the mouth. The Alaska Railroad, from Seward to Fairbanks, passes through the valley of the Susitna.

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Belugas were found in the Susitna delta region (defined as the area between Point MacKenzie and the Beluga River) throughout the survey time series (Fig.
There are all sorts of questions about costs to the state and ratepayers, and what it might mean for other energy projects like the proposed Susitna dam and the TransCanada pipeline to the Lower 48.
Susitna (commonly referred to as the Sleeping Lady) is four miles west of our homestead and rises to an elevation of almost 5,000 feet.
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We enjoyed a night at Snowline B & B (11101 Snowline Drive, 346-1631), which offers sweeping views of the cityscape with Mounts McKinley and Susitna looming on the horizon.
Intense pressure is being exerted to leave the Susitna in its pristine condition.
The purpose of this solicitation is to establish a multi year contract for Insurance brokerage services that will result in providing risk management services; and property, boiler, and machinery insurance coverage for the Bradley Lake Hydro Facility located in South Central Alaska and the Alaska Intertie located between Willow and Healy in the Susitna Valley on behalf of the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) and the utilities that purchase power from the facility.
Don was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Rae Amoroso of Torrington, CT and a son, Matthew Andrews Craig, who died at age 24 in 1992 and is buried in the Susitna River in Talkeetna, Alaska.
When Alaska Pipeline Company--a wholly owned subsidiary of SEMCO Energy, sister company of ENSTAR Natural Gas the gas distribution supplier to South Central Alaska--needed to relocate a section of the Beluga Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission system crossing the Susitna River, they knew the project presented special challenges.
No attempts were made to synchronize the flights with the predicted low tide, except in the Susitna Delta, because large groups of whales were found there consistently.
Ellison Air has several glacier and wildlife viewing tours and a set of unique tours giving aerial views of Anchorage, Cook Inlet, and the Susitna Valley; the Susitna River tour flies along the Susitna River and over some of the homesteads, fish camps, and a section of the Iditarod Trail, all in the shadow of Mount Susitna, known locally as "Sleeping Lady;" the Chugach State Park II tour takes guests into the Chugach Mountains to view Knik and Colony glaciers; a bear viewing tour consisting of the opportunity to observe bears from the safety and convenience of a small boat; and the Mount McKinley tour over Denali National Park includes landing on a remote lake for up-close photo opportunities.