Barrow, Point
geographical name most northerly point of Alaska & of the United States, at about 71°23′30″N, 156°28′30″W

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  • Barrow,Point — Bar·row (bărʹō), Point The northernmost point of Alaska, in the northwest on the Arctic Ocean. The nearby city of Barrow has research and government facilities. Population: 3,469. * * * …   Universalium

  • Barrow, Point — extreme N point of Alaska …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Barrow Point — ISO 639 3 Code : bpt ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Barrow Point language — Infobox Language name=Barrow Point language region=Queensland, Australia speakers=1 (1989) iso2=aus iso3=bpt familycolor=Australian fam1=Pama NyunganThe Barrow Point language is a moribund Australian Aboriginal language. According to Ethnologue,… …   Wikipedia

  • Point Barrow — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barrow Island (Queensland) — Barrow Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Ninian Bay, 90km South East of Cape Melville, Queensland. It is a few hundred metres from Barrow Point, where a mine is located. Aerial photos maps …   Wikipedia

  • Barrow — /bar oh/, n. 1. Also called Barrow in Furness /bar oh in ferr nis/. a seaport in Cumbria, in NW England. 73,900. 2. Point, the N tip of Alaska: the northernmost point of the U.S. 3. a town in N Alaska, S of Barrow Point: site of a government… …   Universalium

  • Point Barrow — Nuvuk   Northernmost point of the USA   …   Wikipedia

  • Barrow (Alaska) — Barrow Barrow in der kurzen eisfreien Zeit, Juni 2005 Lage in Alaska …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Point Barrow — ▪ point, Alaska, United States       northernmost point of Alaska, U.S., situated on the Arctic Ocean. Archaeological evidence dates human habitation (by Inupiaq Eskimos) in the area from about AD 500. The headland was explored in 1826 by… …   Universalium

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