Sitka sentence example
Far the most abundant are coast and Alpine hemlocks and the tide-land or Sitka spruce.
Near the Pacific Coast the forests consist principally of hemlock, cedar and Sitka spruce.
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.
The Pacific coast Transition zone is noted for its forests of giant conifers, principally Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, Pacific cedar and Western hemlock, Here, too, mosses and ferns grow in profusion, and the sadal (Gaultheria shailon), thimble berry (Rubus nootkamus), salmon berry (Rubus spectabilis) and devils club, (Fatsia horr-ida) are characteristic shrubs.
In October 1906 the seat of government of Alaska was removed from Sitka to Juneau.Advertisement
He is assisted by two bishops, one for Alaska residing at Sitka, one for Orthodox Syrians residing in Brooklyn.
The summers are much cooler than on the mainland at Sitka, but the winter temperature of the islands and of south-eastern Alaska is very nearly the same.
On the Yukon at the international boundary the mean of the warmest month is higher than that of the warmest month at Sitka, 500 m.
He founded Sitka in 1804 after the massacre by the natives of the inhabitants of an earlier settlement (1799) at an adjacent point.
The headquarters of the company were at Kodiak until 1805, and thereafter at Sitka.Advertisement
In 1867, by a treaty signed on the 30th of March, the purchase was consummated for the sum of $7,200,000, and on the 18th of October 1867 the formal transfer of the territory was made at Sitka.
Sitka is the see of a Greek Catholic and of a Protestant Episcopal bishop. In_ its early history it was the leading trading post of Alaska.
The formal transfer of Alaska from Russian to American possession took place at Sitka on the 18th of October 1867.
During the next ten years Alaska was governed by the department of war, and Sitka was an army post.
Suitable conifers include Scots pine, and introduced species such as Sitka spruce, European larch and hybrid larch.Advertisement
The dominant species are Sitka spruce and lodgepole pine although there is some Norway spruce.
The species are larch, norway and sitka spruce, douglas fir and scots pine.
Sitka spruce is the dominant species with Norway spruce, lodgepole pine and Japanese larch also common.
Sitka, Juneau (the capital) and Douglas, both centres of a rich mining district, Skagway, shipping point for freight for the Klondike country (see these titles), and St Michael, the ocean port for freighting up the Yukon, are the only towns apparently assured of a prosperous future.
The conifer forests are largely of Sitka and Norway spruce with some lodgepole pine.Advertisement
Douglas fir is the most popular wood used, but Sitka Spruce can also be used.
The all-inclusive private charters travel along Alaska's crystal clear protected waters in Sitka and Juneau.
It specializes in trips up and down the Middle Passage, between the cities of Juneau and Sitka.
The cruise also travels through Sitka, the Icy Strait and Glacier Bay National Park.
This guitar has all the features of guitars that cost much more, like a Sitka spruce top, East Indian rosewood back and sides, and a Fishman sound reinforcement system that will make your guitar sing when it's pulgged in.Advertisement