Alexander Archipelago

Alexander Archipelago
geographical name archipelago of about 1100 islands SE Alaska — see Admiralty Island, Baranof, Chichagof, Kupreanof, Prince of Wales Island 1, Revillagigedo Island

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  • Alexander Archipelago — [after ALEXANDER II, czar at the time Alas. was sold to the U.S.] group of c. 1,100 islands in Alas., off the SE coast …   English World dictionary

  • Alexander Archipelago — The Alexander Archipelago is a three hundred mile long archipelago, or group of islands, off the southeastern coast of Alaska. It contains about 1,100 islands, which are the tops of the submerged coastal mountains that rise steeply from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Archipelago — MODIS Satellitenbild des Alexanderarchipels Der Alexanderarchipel (englisch Alexander Archipelago) ist eine Inselgruppe (Archipel) im Pazifischen Ozean vor der Küste des Alaska Panhandle. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander Archipelago — Sp Aleksándro salýnas Ap Alexander Archipelago L ŠR Ramiajame vand., JAV (Aliaska) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Alexander Archipelago — an archipelago off the coast of SE Alaska. * * * Group of about 1,100 islands, southeastern Alaska, U.S. Extending southward from Glacier Bay, the chief islands are Chichagof, Admiralty, Baranof, Kupreanof, Prince of Wales, and Revillagigedo. The …   Universalium

  • Alexander Archipelago — Alexan′der Archipel′ago n. geg an archipelago off the SE coast of Alaska …   From formal English to slang

  • Alexander Archipelago — noun a group of islands off southeastern Alaska • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Alaska, ↑Last Frontier, ↑AK • Part Meronyms: ↑Admiralty Island …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alexander Archipelago — /æləgzændə akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say aluhgzanduh ahkuh peluhgoh) noun a group of coastal islands in south eastern Alaska …   Australian English dictionary

  • Alexander Archipelago National Forest — was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Alaska on April 24, 1907 with 4,506,240 acres. On July 1, 1908 the entire forest was combined with Tongass National Forest and the name was discontinued. [citation|title=PDFlink|… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander (disambiguation) — Alexander is a common male first name and less common surname. For lists of people with the name, see Alexander and others below.*Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia and the son of Philip, 336–323 BC * Alexander (film), 2004 film by Oliver… …   Wikipedia

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