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50 feet abutment Admiralty island Alaska peninsula Alexander archi Alexander archipelago aluminum tablet Baranof island bench mark Bering sea bridge bronze tablet called cape Chatham strait chisel marked Clarence strait Coast Survey Cook inlet cove creek Dixon entrance east side eastern shore feet east feet high feet north feet south feet southwest feet west Frederick sound glacier harbor indenting iron post islet Kodiak lake Lutke marcasite Maurelle and Quadra milepost miles east miles north miles south miles southeast miles west mountain nail in root Name from Barnard Name published named by Nichols Native name north side northeast northern shore pelago Petrof PHNX point of entrance Port Prince of Wales Prince William sound pyrite ranch river rock Russians Seward peninsula side of road Sitka sound south of road south side southeast corner southeastern Alaska station stone Survey in 1891 Tebenkof top of rail tributary Wales archipelago west of road western Yukon
Page 31 - Reconnaissances in the Cape Nome and Norton Bay regions, Alaska, in 1900,
Page 9 - As it is desirable that uniform usage in regard to geographic nomenclature and orthography obtain throughout the Executive Departments of the Government, and particularly upon the maps and charts issued by the various Departments and bureaus, I hereby constitute a Board on Geographic Names...
Page 9 - Marcus Baker, United States Geological Survey. To this board shall be referred all unsettled questions concerning geographic names which arise in the Departments, and the decisions of the board are to be accepted by these Departments as the standard authority in such matters. Department officers are instructed to afford such assistance as may be proper to carry on the work of this board.
Page 31 - AC The geology and mineral resources of a portion of the Copper River district, Alaska.
Page 283 - Entrance, be, and the same is hereby, set apart as a reservation for the use of the Metlakahtla Indians, and those people known as Metlakahtlans who have recently emigrated from British Columbia to Alaska, and such other Alaskan natives as may join them...
Page 119 - The elevations published in the following list are based on a bronze tablet set in the foundation wall of the Normal School at Brockport and stamped "B 538.
Page 32 - The elevation of this bench mark above mean sea level is derived from the nearest bench mark of the State engineer.
Page 111 - CIII" of the Coast and Geodetic Survey at Carthage, at the southwest corner of Main and Limestone streets. The bench mark is a cross cut on the rounded top of a 6 by 6 inch limestone post buried in the ground 2.3 feet west of intersection of inside lines of sidewalk. The elevation of this bench mark, as corrected by the 1907 adjustment of that Survey, is accepted as 942.000 feet above mean sea level.
Page 47 - Klias region in 1890. In the latter year he explored Malaspina glacier and Yakutat bay under the auspices of the National Geographic Society and the United States Geological Survey. This work he continued in 1891. For an account of the work of 1890, see National Geographic Magazine, Vol. Ill, pp. 53-203 ; and for that of 1891 seĢ Thirteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, Part II, pp.
Page 12 - PLAN AND SCOPE. The plan of this dictionary is to show in one alphabetical list all the published names which have been applied to geographic features in Alaska. This includes obsolete as well as current names, and also a few not previously published. It aims to show the origin, history, modes of spelling, and application of each name, and in the cases of Indian, Eskimo, and foreign names, their meaning also. And finally it shows, in bold-faced type, the forms approved by the United States Board...