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  Kodiak Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kodiak Island is a large island on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, separated from the Alaska mainland by the Shelikof Strait.
Kodiak Island is mountainous and heavily forested in the north and east and fairly treeless on the south.
The settlement of Grigory Shelikhov on Kodiak Island.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kodiak_Island   (487 words)

  
 Kodiak Island Borough LEPC
Kodiak Island is located on the western side of the Gulf of Alaska.
Kodiak is regularly one of the top three ports in the nation for the volume of seafood landed and the value of those landings.
This Council is composed of the Kodiak Island Borough Mayor and Presiding Officer, the City of Kodiak Mayor and City Manager, and the Commanding Officer of the USCG Integrated Support Command – Kodiak.
www.ak-prepared.com /SERC/LEPC/Kodiak.htm   (674 words)

  
 Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kodiak Island Borough is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States.
Most of the land area belongs to Kodiak Island, but a thin strip of coastal area on mainland Alaska and a few other nearby islands are also in the borough.
The waterway between the island and mainland is known as the Shelikof Strait.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kodiak_Island_Borough,_Alaska   (369 words)

  
 Kodiak Alaska Activities, Excursions & Package Tours from Alaskatours.com
Kodiak Island lies off the southern coast of Alaska and is the second largest island in the U.S. For most people, Kodiak's identity is inexorably linked with its most famous resident, the Kodiak brown bear.
Kodiak became the first capital of Russian America and was a major fur trading center for many years.
Today Kodiak is one of the busiest fishing ports in the United States, and offers adventure seekers a wide range of tours and activities - from bear viewing to sport fishing and sightseeing.
www.alaskatours.com /kodiak-island-alaska.htm   (633 words)

  
 Kodiak Island, alaska - Alaska Online
Kodiak Island is located on the eastern side of the Gulf of Alaska.
The climate of the Kodiak Islands is dominated by a strong marine influence.
Annual precipitation is 60 inches on the windward side of the Island, and 40 inches on the leeward side.
www.alaskaonline.org /travelplanner/kodiak   (137 words)

  
 culture and history
When the Russians arrived on Kodiak Island, there were already 20,000 Alutiiq people on the island.
Kodiak's natives have inhabited the island for 7,500 - 8,000 years.
After leaving Kodiak, the ship was grounded on the Commander Islands in the Aleutians, and the crew spent the winter on the bitter cold islands.
www.kodiakisland.org /culture.html   (251 words)

  
 Kodiak Island
First, some basic Kodiak info: Kodiak is the second largest island in the United States, located about 300 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska.
The island has a maritime climate warmed by the Japanese current so that the extreme cold of the Alaskan mainland is not experienced here.
Most inhabitants live in the town of Kodiak or serve at the Coast Guard Base on the southeast side of the island.
www.kodiakbaptistmission.org /kodiak.html   (125 words)

  
 Travel and Culture: Kodiak Island
“The temperature in Kodiak at the moment is 55 degrees, and there’s not a cloud in the sky,” stated the pilot as we prepared to land.
Kodiak has three distinct habitats: the ocean environment; the forests with moss hanging from every tree branch; and the mountains where the largest brown bears on the planet dwell - the Kodiak brown bear.
Before we left Kodiak, we were able to watch some Native dancers in their full garb dance to the rhythm of a tom-tom.
teenink.com /Past/2006/April/20134.html   (1176 words)

  
 History of Kodiak
In 1784 Grigory Ivanovich Shelikhov founded a Russian settlement on Kodiak Island at Three Saints Bay, near the present-day village of Old Harbor.
A number of tiny islands around the Kodiak Archipelago and off the Alaska Peninsula were deemed suitable for fox farming.
The residents of the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak were disrupted by the volcanic eruption of Mount Katmai in June 1912.
kodiakisland.net /history.html   (423 words)

  
 Southwest Alaska - Kodiak Island
The Kodiak archipelago is home to the famous Kodiak brown bear, salmon, deer, elk, sea otters, sea lions, foxes, mountain goats, eagles, puffins, and numerous other sea birds.
Kodiak became Alaska's first permanent Russian settlement in 1792 and served for many years as Russian America's capital.
The 1.8-million-acre Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, along with five state parks and recreation areas, offers endless possibilities for hiking, fishing, kayaking and boating, flightseeing, and wildlife viewing.
www.southwestalaska.com /kodiak   (153 words)

  
 Space Today Online - Spaceports Around the World - Kodiak Island
Kodiak Island is a volcanic peak in the ocean some 30 miles off the southern coast of the state of Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska.
KLC is the newest commercial launch complex in the United States, located on Narrow Cape, of Kodiak Island, Alaska, approximately 41 miles south of the city of Kodiak and 250 miles south of Anchorage.
The launch of Kodiak Star on a Lockheed Martin Athena-1 was of particular importance to NASA as the first orbital launch utilizing the new Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska.
www.spacetoday.org /Rockets/Spaceports/KodiakIsland.html   (1044 words)

  
 Janlynn Expeditions
Kodiak Island, Alaska, is the second largest island in the United States (Hawaii is the largest).
During the summer months, Kodiak is awash with green vegetation and is better known as "Alaska's Emerald Isle." There are less than 100 miles of road on the island, but they are some of the most scenic miles to be found anywhere in the world.
Estimates of the bear population on Kodiak and the surrounding archipelago is currently around 3000.
www.kodiakbears.com /mystory.html   (3513 words)

  
 Hunting Mountain Goat on Kodiak Island, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Kodiak's mountain goat population originated from 11 females and 7 males, which were transplanted from the Kenai Peninsula to the Hidden Basin area during 1952 and 1953.
Kodiak's goats are comparable in size to their relatives on the Kenai Peninsula, but movements into virgin habitat may result in faster growth rates.
In the fall of 2000, a hunter killed a Kodiak goat with horns that were 10 1/4" long and had 5 1/2" bases, large enough to be included in the B&C record book.
www.wildlife.alaska.gov /index.cfm?adfg=goathunt.kodiak   (300 words)

  
 Kodiak Port & Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kodiak is proud to offer a full range of dockage and marine services for commercial fishing, cargo, passenger, and recreational vessels.
The City of Kodiak is situated on the northeast corner of Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, South of Anchorage and east of the Alaska Peninsula.
The City of Kodiak prohibits anchoring within the inner Boat Harbor Light 1 (LLNR 3536.10) to a point at position 57º 46'56" N, 152º 25'09" W, thence to the North Pacific fuel dock at position 57º 47'05" N, 152º 25'18" W, due to possible damage to the discharge line from the canneries in that vicinity.
www.city.kodiak.ak.us /harbor/index.shtml   (815 words)

  
 Kodiak Island, AK
Rich in culture, natural resources, wildlife and scenic beauty, Kodiak stirs the hearts and souls of all who are lucky enough to experience this unique island.
The Kodiak Island Borough welcomes you to Alaska’s beautiful Emerald Isle, its government and services.
Kodiak Island Borough, 710 Mill Bay Road, Kodiak, AK 99615
www.kodiakak.us   (231 words)

  
 Kodiak Management Area, ADF&G, Sport Fish Southcentral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Kodiak Management Area (KMA) for sport fisheries includes all waters of the Kodiak Island Archipelago, the Alaska Peninsula south of a line from Cape Douglas to Cape Menshikoff, and the Aleutian Islands.
With respective populations of 11,000 and 4,300 the communities of Kodiak and Dutch Harbor/Unalaska are the two largest communities in the KMA, although the area also includes approximately 20 villages with year-round inhabitants.
Kodiak bears are a unique subspecies of the brown or grizzly bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi).
www.sf.adfg.state.ak.us /Region2/areas/kodiak/kodhome.cfm   (909 words)

  
 AlaskaOne.com - Travel Planning Information for Alaska
Kodiak, the principal town on Kodiak Island (87 miles south of the Kenai Peninsula), and home to Alaska's largest fishing fleet, was the capital of Russian America from 1783 to 1799.
The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1941 to protect the habitat of the brown bear.
Kodiak is home to extensive fishing, hunting and photographic opportunities.
www.alaskaone.com /kodiak   (213 words)

  
 Kodiak Island, Alaska
Just outside the town of Kodiak, at the north end, the forests grow tall and thick, with dangling mosses and hanging fogs — this being the northwesternmost extent of the temperate rain forest.
Kodiak is one of the country's busiest fishing ports and is the biggest community on the island, whose overall population is 13,913.
Island residents are far more sanguine about the presence of all this Ice Age—style menace on their doorsteps.
www.sunset.com /sunset/travel/article/1,20633,692343,00.html   (514 words)

  
 Kodiak Kingfisher Enterprises - Fishing Charter on Kodiak Island, Alaska
Kodiak Kingfisher Enterprises offers full and half day fishing charters for halibut, King and Silver Salmon, Ling Cod and a variety of Rockfish.
Located on the "emerald island" of Kodiak, Alaska - our remote location and pristine waters provide for some of the best coastal scenery, wildlife viewing and of course fishing available within the Gulf of Alaska.
The second largest island in the United States behind Hawaii, Kodiak sports some 150 streams, which offer salmon, trout, steelhead, and Dolly Varden to tantalize fly fishermen.
www.kodiakkingfisher.com   (137 words)

  
 Alaska Brown Grizzly Kodiak Bears of Kodiak Island
Kodiak bears are not usually agressive unless a person gets inbetween the bears food, or its cubs.
Kodiak bear fishing in a creek in Larsen Bay, Alaska.
The Kodiak bear that feed on salmon may attain a length of more than 9 feet and over 1500 lbs., and is the largest bear in the world (sorry polar bear -- you come in second).
www.mindspring.com /~bjager/akpix2.html   (703 words)

  
 Kodiak Island and Its Bears by Harry B. Dodge, III.
Kodiak Island and Its Bears by Harry B. Dodge, III.
The crucial story of Kodiak Natives and their Russian overlords in the early fur trade is described in vivid detail, as only can be done by one who has actually lived a life resembling that of the earliest settlers.
Harry Dodge is the historian of Kodiak Island today, and an authority to be consulted by any serious student of the island.
www.outdoorsdirectory.com /products/kodiak_island.htm   (639 words)

  
 Kodiak Fishing, Hunting and Lodge in Alaska.
Kodiak Wilderness Adventures is located on the northwest tip of Kodiak Island.
Kodiak itself is about 250 miles from Anchorage.
beautiful island home with as many of you as we can, catching as many fish as we can, and providing you with life long memories is our goal.
www.kodiakwilderness.com   (574 words)

  
 Alaska Salmon Fishing & Wildlife Viewing :: Kodiak Island, AK :: Kodiak Lodge
Kodiak Lodge can host a wedding party of up to 12 couples and provide all that is needed for a quiet, Alaskan wedding on beautiful Kodiak Island.
Kodiak Lodge is minutes away from a 3300' landing strip 500 yards from the Larsen Bay marina providing landing opportunities for prop and seaplanes.
Kodiak Lodge can provide accommodations for pilots and their guests who are wanting to experience more of the Larsen Bay area.
www.kodiaklodge.com /sp56_main_pages/fishing.html   (1152 words)

  
 kodiakislandhousing.org - Providing Housing Services for Kodiak Island
Kodiak Island Housing Authority was created by state statute in 1978 to assist low to moderate-income families with safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities on Kodiak Island.
Kodiak Island Housing Authority manages low-income apartments in Kodiak, Ouzinkie and Larsen Bay for singles and families and a low-income apartment complex in Kodiak for elders and disabled.
Kodiak Island Housing Authority owns Harborview and Cliffwood apartments in Kodiak for moderate-income singles and families.
kodiakislandhousing.org   (203 words)

  
 Galley Gourmet: All about Kodiak Island, Alaska
Situated in the northwest corner of the Gulf of Alaska, the Kodiak island Archipelago parallels the Katmai Coast along the Alaska Peninsula for 177 miles.
Kodiak's identity is primarily linked with its most famous resident, the Kodiak brown bear.
Kodiak's diverse cultures and maritime lifestyles are celebrated in a variety of special events.
www.kodiak-alaska-dinner-cruises.com /Kodiak-Island-about.html   (510 words)

  
 Kodiak Alaska fishing
Two thirds of the island is national wildlife refuge, yet the city of Kodiak has all the amenities a commuting angler could ever wish for.
The island is the home of the Kodiak brown bear, and if you go remote, the chances are good that bears will be part of your experience.
Kodiak Island is about 250 air miles southwest of Anchorage.
www.outdoorsdirectory.com /areas/fishing/southcentral/kodiak.htm   (958 words)

  
 Welcome to the City of Kodiak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The City of Kodiak is situated on the second largest island in the United States, approximately 250 air miles southwest of Anchorage in the Gulf of Alaska.
The City of Kodiak was incorporated September 11, 1940.
The City of Kodiak operates under the Council-Manager form of government, which combines the abilities of a professionally trained, full-time manager, with the interested and dedicated services of elected citizens to enhance the safety, livability, and prosperity of the community.
www.city.kodiak.ak.us   (258 words)

  
 Kodiak Island, Alaska - Official Visitors Guide
Kodiak Island is famous for huge Kodiak brown bears, world-class sport fishing, one of the largest commercial fishing ports in the nation, and the magnificent green that the island turns during the summer--which is why Kodiak is affectionately called Alaska's Emerald Isle.
The Kodiak Island Borough, with a population of 13,900 persons includes The City of Kodiak, seven villages, the U.S. Coast Guard Base, plus several remote camps and lodges.
Kodiak Slide Show - A Photographic adventure displaying a many-faceted view of Kodiak from our city and its cultural heritage, village life, beautiful scenics, to our vast collection of wildlife.
www.kodiak.org   (229 words)

  
 Kodiak Combos :: Alaska Hunting & Fishing Trips on Kodiak Island ::
Our world-class Kodiak Island hunting and fishing is located in Old Harbor Alaska, notably one of Alaska's best salmon and halibut fishing destinations and definitely one of the world's best places to hunt Sitka Blacktail deer and Kodiak brown bear.
Kodiak Island has the highest density of Sitka Blacktails in the world.
Your skipper and guide is a US Coast Guard licensed and insured captain who was born and raised on Kodiak Island in the village of Old Harbor.
www.kodiakcombos.com   (517 words)

  
 First Annual Kodiak Island Science Fair
Any student of the Kodiak Island Borough in grades K-12 is eligible to participate in the First Annual Kodiak Island AISES Science Fair (none of whom has reached age 21 on or before November 1 preceding the fair).
Kodiak Island Borough School District students not attending may send in projects via mail or a chaperone.
The Kodiak Island AISES Science Review Committee examines projects prior to judging and during the week of November 11-November 18.
www.ankn.uaf.edu /NPE/ANSES/kodiaksciencehandbook.html   (3168 words)

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