Iliamna


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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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In recent decades, these huge gashes in the earth--which allow for the exploitation of large low-grade ore deposits such as those found along Iliamna Lake--have replaced underground excavations as the most common type of mine.
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Within its boundaries are two active volcanoes, Iliamna and Redoubt, each rising more than 10,000 feet.
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The Company's BCSP comprises 707 State of Alaska mining claims covering about 177 square miles in the Lake Iliamna region of southwestern Alaska.
Iliamna Elementary School, 4140 Eaker Avenue JBER, Alaska 99506.
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These funds have been used to finalize Alaska State mining claim rental fees and other associated costs for the porphyry copper-gold-moly claims comprising the Big Chunk Super Project (adjacent to the Pebble porphyry project in the Iliamna mining district of SW Alaska), and our gold exploration Bonanza Hills Project about 60 miles north east.
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These funds will be used to finance airborne geophysics over the porphyry copper-gold claims comprising the Big Chunk Super Project (adjacent to the Pebble porphyry project in the Iliamna mining district of SW Alaska).