Baranof Island


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Baranof Island

an island off SE Alaska, in the western part of the Alexander Archipelago. Area: 4162 sq. km (1607 sq. miles)

Baranof Island

 

an island in the Alexander Archipelago (USA, state of Alaska). Area, 4,162 sq km. Baranof Island has mountains with maximum elevations of 1,432 m, covered with coniferous temperate rain forests. There is fishing (Sal-monidae) and timber logging. The largest settlement, port, and fishing center is Sitka (Novo-Arkhangel’sk), with a population of 3,237 (1960). The island was named in honor of A. A. Baranov.

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Major organization : BARANOF ISLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY
There were no records of Kittlitz's Murrelet prior to 1994 south of southernmost suspected breeding habitats in northern Southeast Alaska at LeConte Bay and Baranof Island (for example: Gabrielson and Lincoln 1959; Day and others 1999).
1989 The Hidden Falls Site, Baranof Island, Alaska.
I talked with Kathleen McCrossin, a school teacher who has lived in the seaside town of Sitka, on Baranof Island, since 1988, to find out what effect losing the KPC contract might have on the town.
S2C's primary focus is Alaska Resource Management, LLC a partnership with True Alaska Bottling focused on the export of billionsof gallons of water globally from the water sheds of Baranof Island, Alaska.
The headquarters of the tribally-designated Baranof Island Housing Authority (BIHA) is a few blocks south of the main tribal offices.
1989 The Hidden Falls Site, Baranof Island, Alaska, Alaska Anthropological Association Monograph Series No.
And stunning it is, with snowy peaks rising above the city from the choppy waters around Baranof Island and Saint Michael's Cathedral in the middle of town.
S2C's primary focus is Alaska Resource Management, LLC a partnership with True Alaska Bottling focused on the export of billions of gallons of water globally from the water sheds of Baranof Island, Alaska.
Tucked at the edge of a mountain-ringed bay on the west coast of Baranof Island, Sitka is Southeast Alaska's oldest city, settled by Russian fur traders in 1799.
S2C has developed and operates Alaska Resource Management, LLC, a partnership with True Alaska Bottling focused on the export of billions of gallons of water globally from the water sheds of Baranof Island, Alaska.

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