Nome, Cape

Nome, Cape
geographical name cape W Alaska on S side of Seward Peninsula

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nome, Alaska — Nome Siqnazuaq   City   Aerial view of the harbor in Nome …   Wikipedia

  • Nome mining district — Cape Nome mining district   unincorporated mining district   …   Wikipedia

  • Nome Gold Rush — Prospectors on Nome beach ca. 1900. Center Nome, Alaska Discovery September, 1898, Anvil Creek Duration …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Nome — (spr. kēp nom), Vorgebirge der Westküste des amerikan. Territoriums Alaska, am Nortonsund des Beringmeeres, unter 64° nördl. Br. und 165° westl. L. Von ihm erstreckt sich nordwestwärts das 1898 entdeckte Cape Nomegoldgebiet mit bedeutenden… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cape Smythe Air — Services was an airline based in Barrow, Alaska, USA. It provided commuter services in north and north west Alaska, as well as air medical flights. In 2005 it merged with Frontier Flying Service, which assumed all Cape Smythe Air Services routes …   Wikipedia

  • Nome — [nōm] [after nearby Cape Nome, prob. < “? name,” query on an early map, misread as C. Nome] city in W Alas., on the S coast of Seward Peninsula: pop. 3,500 …   English World dictionary

  • Nome — city in Alaska, founded in the 1898 gold rush and originally Anvil City after the nearby Anvil Creek, later renamed for nearby Cape Nome, which, according to one story is from a misreading of a British cartographer s query, ?Name, written beside… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nome — Nome, Kap (Cape) N., Golddistrikt auf der Sewardhalbinsel [Karte: Nordamerika I, 2], an der Nordküste des Nortonsundes im nordamerik. Territorium Alaska, 1898 entdeckt, mit der neuentstandenen Stadt N. (City), früher Anvil City, 1900: 12.488, im… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cape Nome Mining District Discovery Sites — Infobox nrhp | name =Cape Nome Mining District Discovery Sites nrhp type =nhld caption = nearest city= Nome, Alaska locmapin = Alaska lat degrees = 64 | lat minutes = 33 | lat seconds = 49 | lat direction = N long degrees = 165 | long minutes =… …   Wikipedia

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