Kodiak sentence example
- American naturalists regard the big brown bears of Alaska as a distinct group. They range from Sitka to the extremity of the Alaskan Peninsula, over Kodiak Island, and inland.
- In passing from the Sitkan district westward toward Kodiak and the Aleutians the climate becomes even more equable, the temperature a little lower and the rainfall somewhat less; 1 the fogs at first less dense, especially near Cook Inlet, where the climate is extremely local, but more and more persistent along the Aleutians.
- There are black, grizzly and polar bears, and also two exclusively Alaskan species, the Kodiak and the glacier bear.
- The red fox is widely distributed, and the white or Arctic fox is very common along the eastern coast of Bering Sea; a blue fox, once wild, is now domesticated on Kodiak and the Aleutians, and on the southern continental coast, and a black fox, very rare, occurs in south-eastern Alaska; the silver fox is very rare.
- The western timber limit is on Kodiak Island.Advertisement
- 3 On the Karluk river, Kodiak Island, is the greatest salmon fishery in the world.
- There is a small government Indian reservation on Afognak Island, near Kodiak.
- Kodiak was discovered in 1763 and a settlement effected in 1784.
- The headquarters of the company were at Kodiak until 1805, and thereafter at Sitka.
- Thereafter until 1867 it was the chief port and (succeeding Kodiak) the seat of government of Russian America; it is still the headquarters of the Assistant Orthodox Greek bishop of the United States.Advertisement
- Kodiak Alaska Dinner Cruises offers one-day wedding cruises for couples who do not want to include a longer length cruise to the event.
- Kodiak: The Russian fishing town is filled with museums, great fish and chips, and the historic Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church.