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1) Nome. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Seward Peninsula, on Norton Sound; founded c.1898, when gold was discovered on the beach there. It is the commercial and supply center for NW Alaska, with an airport...

2) Messenia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peloponnesus and corresponding to the modern nome of Messinias. Excavation has revealed an important center of Mycenaean culture at Pylos dating from the 13th cent....

3) Iditarod. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The town site and river lie on the Iditarod National Historic Trail, 2,350 mi (3,781 km) long, a gold-seekers' route from Seward to Nome (see National Parks and Monuments,...

4) Norton Sound. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Norton Sound, inlet of the Bering Sea, c.150 mi (240 km) long and 125 mi (200 km) across at its widest point, W Alaska, S of the Seward Peninsula. Norton Bay is its...

5) Seward Peninsula. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Seward Peninsula, W Alaska, projecting c.200 mi (320 km) into the Bering Sea between Norton Sound and Kotzebue Sound, just below the Arctic Circle. The region is...

6) Timotheus, Greek poet and musician. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek poet and musician of Miletus. An innovator in music, he added a string to the kithara. Fragments of his dithyrambs and nomes remain. Euripides wrote the prologue...

7) Earp, Wyatt Berry Stapp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wyatt Berry Stapp, (urp) (KEY) , 1848-1929, law officer, gambler, and gunfighter of the American West, b. Monmouth, Ill. After serving as police officer in Wichita...

8) Klondike. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Yukon Territory, NW Canada, just E of the Alaska border. It lies around Klondike River, a small stream that enters the Yukon River from the east at Dawson. The discovery...

9) Amundsen, Roald. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Norwegian polar explorer; the first person to reach the South Pole. He served (1897-99) as first mate on the Belgica (under the Belgian Adrien de Gerlache) in an...

10) Aleutian Islands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alaska Peninsula and approaching Russia's Komandorski Islands. A partially submerged continuation of the Aleutian Range, they separate the Bering Sea from the Pacific...

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