Kenai Peninsula

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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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Then they headed to New Delhi, followed by Perth, Taipei and Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. By July, they had made it to Antigua Guatemala.
On a windswept day, we set out on a cruise through the Kenai Fjords National Park, 607,805 acres of unspoiled wilderness on the south-east coast of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.
This cross-sectional study used primarily quantitative methods to investigate the superior achievement of 4th- and 5th-grade students at Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Borough School District who as young elementary students had attended K-2 primary school, compared to peers who had attended a K-6, K-8, or K-12 configured school.
With one brewery in existence, and another on the way, Homer could easily become the beer capital of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.

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