Stomachs from the ADFG studies included 22 collected in 1982 at Elephant Point (Eschscholtz Bay) in Kotzebue Sound
(Lowry et al.
Just across Kotzebue Sound
, a few miles to the southwest, lies the north shore of the Seward Peninsula.
Chum, or "keta," salmon are the most widely distributed of all Pacific salmon, scarce only north of Kotzebue Sound
. While urban populations may not prefer the taste, ADF&G notes "in Arctic, Northwestern, and Interior Alaska, chum salmon are highly prized as a traditional source of dried winter food.
Eight other tags had end locations in nearshore marine waters adjacent to Kotzebue Sound
, 40-135 km southwest of the tagging locations (Table 1; Fig.
Among the 3,000 to 5,000 polar bears that inhabit Alaska's Arctic lands and waters, a small number follow the ice pack each year into Kotzebue Sound
and come aground within two of Alaska's most remote parklands: Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Cape Krusenstern National Monument.
An observation room looks out over Kotzebue Sound
. Situated in the Arctic, the Nullagvik is a unique venue with full amenities.
From there he was to travel westward to Kotzebue Sound
and meet up with members of another British expedition under the command of Frederick Beechey.
Across Kotzebue Sound
from Bering Land Bridge and less than ten miles from the Inupiat Eskimo village of Kotzebue, 560,000-acre Cape Krusenstern National Monument is a starkly beautiful, treeless coastal plain that is dotted with lagoons and backed by rolling limestone hills.
According to Fairweather's project plan, the anchors are located in five areas: Good Hope Bay in Kotzebue Sound
for barge moorings; the Burger A site in the Chukchi Sea for the arctic containment system moorings; the Burger V site in the Chukchi Sea for the M/V Noble Discoverer drilling rig moorings; Kakapo in the Chukchi Sea for a contingency location for the Discoverer drilling rig; and the Sivulliq site in the Beaufort Sea for the mobile offshore drilling unit Kulluk drilling rig moorings.
the largest Eskimo village in Alaska, if not in the world....Wales was the summer rendezvous for the Eskimos of the region, for those living to the southward as far as Nome, and northward to the great Kotzebue Sound
Tankers carry from 330,000 to 350,000 barrels of fuel into well-protected locations at least three miles offshore like Togiak Bay, off of Nome, in Kotzebue Sound
where barges can offload to smaller barges.
These vessels will either be close to the rigs as necessitated by their response time or in Kotzebue Sound
. The Arctic Containment System is intended to be located in Kotzebue Sound
throughout the drilling season.