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Admiralty Island


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A mountainous, heavily forested island of southeast Alaska in the Alexander Archipelago southwest of Juneau.

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  • noun an Alaskan island in the Alexander Archipelago near Juneau


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  • Threats to the Admiralty Island moist forests include commercial timber extraction and destruction of habitat caused by shifting agriculture.

    Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests

  • You can apply for a day-use permit for the Pack Creek area on Admiralty Island, near Juneau, and hope you get your letter in early enough to qualify for one of the 12 daily passes awarded for the six-week season.

    No Room, No Rest

  • Somewhere west of them, hazardously near, must lie the rocks of Admiralty Island; eastward were the still more pitiless glacial sandstones and granites of the coast, with that deadly finger of sea-washed reef between, along the lip of which they must creep to Juneau.

    The Alaskan

  • Admiralty Island came clearly into view; the ancient nest of those fierce pirates who for centuries scourged the Mediterranean; and last of all, the climbing town of Algiers, old Al-Djézair-el-Bahadja, took form like thick patterns of mother-o'-pearl set in bright green enamel, the patterns eventually separating themselves into individual buildings.

    The Golden Silence

  • For a week we worked along the southern coast of Admiralty Island, calling at a number of villages and obtaining a considerable quantity of very good pearl-shell from the natives.

    The Call Of The South 1908

  • The place was a little bay in Callie Harbour on Admiralty Island in the

    The Call Of The South 1908

  • Admiralty Island, Yorke called his six men together, and told them that he was very undecided what to do.

    Yorke The Adventurer

  • The following morning we crossed Prince Frederick Sound to the west coast of Admiralty Island.

    Travels in Alaska

  • He and his party were prospecting, he said, but thus far they had found only a few colors and they proposed going over to Admiralty Island in the morning to try their luck.

    Travels in Alaska

  • We arrived at the first of the Hootsenoo villages on Admiralty Island shortly after noon and were welcomed by everybody.

    Travels in Alaska


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