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Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 eruption

...Alaska Volcano Observatory will set up equipment next week to monitor clouds of ash that are regularly blown across Shelikof Strait toward Kodiak Island and the Gulf of Alaska, said U.S. Geological Survey geologist Kristi Wallace. The ash creates...
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...personal journals, said Katmai National Park Chief Ranger Neal Labrie.The kayak was discovered on a beach along Shelikof Strait about 200 miles southwest of Anchorage."We've picked up nothing more," Labrie told The Associated Press on...
Alaskans mark 100th anniversary of big eruption

...chunks still dot the beaches of Kodiak Island across Shelikof Strait.The three-day explosion that began June 6, 1912...Grantham, said another man was alone at his cabin on Shelikof Strait. When the man awoke, he thought he had died and...
Kodiak skipper recounts sinking of wooden seiner

...the choppy waves, but as the leak worsened and the stern dropped, he found himself trying to pump out the entire Shelikof Strait."You're recycling the ocean by then," he said.At 11:35 a.m. June 17, Anderson started sending out a...
Wind kicks up 100-year-old volcanic ash

...the largest volcanic blast of the 20th century.The ash drifted up to about 4,000 feet and traveled over the Shelikof Strait and across Kodiak Island, prompting an aviation alert. The news was first reported by KMXT radio.Weather service...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...puts virtually all the inshore areas along the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutians out of bounds. Also covered are Shelikof Strait and the area around Kodiak Island, as well as Prince William Sound. Fishermen say the ban covers at least 50,000...
Alaska Digest

...master of the fishing vessel Pacific Lady shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday, 70 miles southwest of Kodiak Island in Shelikof Strait. The Coast Guard received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon signal registered to the 42-foot Pacific...
This Day in History

...Office Building, burned to the ground. In 1900, the steamer Walcott, a former revenue cutter, was wrecked in Shelikof Strait (north of Kodiak). In 1959, Japan Air Lines made its test Tokyo-Seattle run, stopping over - for refueling...
Famed Katmai Park brown bears ready for season 2

...miles west of Anchorage, which is only accessibly by float plane. Katmai is on the Alaska Peninsula, across the Shelikof Strait from Kodiak Island.Among the new camera views this year will be another angle from Brooks Falls, where bears...
State | Outdoors
6 to test course for Alaska extreme water race

...You're more like a bobber in the ocean," he said. Racer Gina Poths of Anchorage said her biggest concern is crossing Shelikof Strait - 35 miles of open water between the Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak Island. "That's going to be the scary part...


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