Cook Inlet

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Cook Inlet

 

(Kenai Inlet) a gulf of the Pacific Ocean, located on the southern shores of Alaska. Length 370 km; width, 18–111 km; depth, 22–78 m. The shores in the south are high, rocky, and heavily indented, while those in the north are low-lying. Tides are semidiurnal and as great as 12 m. The strong tidal bore reaches 15.5 km per hr. The port of Anchorage is at the far end of the inlet. Cook Inlet was discovered and explored by J. Cook in 1778.

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Estimated abundance and trend in aerial counts of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1994-2012.
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The last 3 months have again been a busy period for the company as we recommenced our onshore drilling program and prepare to commence our offshore drilling program in the Cook Inlet, Alaska.
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As previously advised the jack-up rig Endeavour arrived in the port of Homer located in the southern Cook Inlet, Alaska on 24 August 2012.
Sydney, Australia, Aug 27, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Buccaneer Energy Limited (ASX:BCC) is pleased to announce that the jack-up rig "Endeavour - Spirit of Independence" ("Endeavour") arrived as planned in the port of Homer located in the southern Cook Inlet, Alaska aboard the Kang Sheng Kou heavy lift vessel on 24 August 2012 (US time).
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