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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The Kenai Peninsula is a peripheral region situated in south-central Alaska that was separated from the mainland by a narrow (16 km wide) isthmus at the end of the last ice age.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough has agreed to construct a building to store hazardous waste following violations of federal waste management rules at its maintenance facility in Soldotna, Alaska, according to a settlement with the EPA.
The company provides trash, recycling and composting services in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Fairbanks, the Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak Island, Waste Connections said when the deal was first announced last August.
Alaska Waste, with annual revenues of around USD65m (EUR49m), offers solid waste collection, recycling and composting services in Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, Fairbanks, the Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak Island.
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the quake was widely felt in the Kenai Peninsula and Cook Inlet regions, with the most powerful shaking hitting the Peninsula communities of Sterling and Soldotna.
Kenai Loop is an onshore gas play located in the eastern Cook Inlet Basin in the northern part of the Kenai Peninsula near the city of Kenai.
The first week we camped out in a tent on the Kenai Peninsula.
Just aim your camera at any of these sights while on a drive down Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.
The company said that the marine survey process will begin with the exploration of routes between Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula, progressing south towards Southeast Alaska and conclude in the Pacific Northwest.
Meanwhile, in Alaska, crews worked to protect hundreds of homes tucked in the hills of the scenic Kenai Peninsula, where a fire has already destroyed dozens of homes and cabins.
FIVE significant eruptions of Alaska's Augustine Volcano sent ash clouds miles into the air and closed schools on the southern Kenai Peninsula.
The Kenai Peninsula is often named as one of the most diverse and beautiful regions of Alaska.

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