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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Additionally, applicants in Anchorage, Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula are now eligible to submit RPA forms to help recover costs they incurred in protecting lives and property before, during and after the Nov.
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.
Alaska: Ten people were killed on Sunday when a floatplane crashed and burst into flames at an airport in the Alaska Kenai Peninsula town of Soldotna, officials said.
The de Havilland DHC3 Otter air taxi crashed just after 11 am at the airport in Soldotna, a community about 75 miles Southwest of Anchorage and located on the Kenai Peninsula. "We do have 10 fatalities, unfortunately, nine passengers, one pilot," National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson told The Associated Press.
But a relieved Toby, despite his horrific encounter this week on the picturesque Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, felt only sympathy for the bear.
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.
There is a shortage of high capability rigs on the Kenai Peninsula and we expect to be able to sign leasing deals with third parties while still protecting our interests"
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.
Prevalence varied among sites and was as high as 36% on the Kenai Peninsula, which suggests possible epizootic clusters.
The first week we camped out in a tent on the Kenai Peninsula. It was freezing!

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