Kodiak is a city on an island off of Alaska . There’s about 14,000 people that live here and it’s the most unique place I’ve ever lived . Kodiak’s a huge fishing community and there’s tons of marine life. There’s also a huge coast guard base on the island which adds to the uniqueness.
Gulf of Alaska
Kodiak Island , sitting off the Southern coast of Alaska in the Kodiak Archipelago, is home to the city of Kodiak , Alaska’s largest fishing port, famous for catches of king crab and salmon.
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Cost of Living in Kodiak
|Milk (regular), (1 gallon )||?|
|Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb)||4.00$|
|Rice (white), (1 lb)||4.00$|
|Eggs (regular) (12)||3.50$|
By their nature, Kodiak bears are potentially dangerous but they are mostly docile creatures. There has only been one person killed by a bear on Kodiak in the past 90 years. There are people hurt by bears occasionally (about once every other year), but almost all of those involve hunters or bears being startled.
In Kodiak, the summers are short, cool, and mostly cloudy and the winters are long, very cold, wet, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 28°F to 62°F and is rarely below 14°F or above 69°F.
Kodiak averages 60 inches of snow per year.
Kodiak bear , ( Ursus arctos middendorffi ), variety of grizzly bear found on Kodiak Island, off the coast of Alaska. It is the largest of living land carnivores. See grizzly bear . Kodiak bear ( Ursus arctos middendorffi ).
The Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals in Alaska #8 Stellar Sea Lions. #7 Wolverines. #6 Walrus. #5 Black Bear . #4 Wolves. #3 Grizzly Bear . #2 Moose . It’s easy to think of Bullwinkle and write the moose off as innocuous gentle creatures wandering aimlessly through the woods. #1 Polar Bears . Arguably the king and certainly largest of the bear family is the Polar Bear .
The the Kodiak brown bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi) is often touted as the largest terrestrial carnivore on the planet. Because of access to an abundance of fish Alaska’s coastal brown bears , similar to the Kodiak , can attain weights upwards of 1400 pounds.
Kodiak bears are among the largest of all bears (averaging slightly smaller than polar bears ), and males can reach weights of up to 1,500 pounds and are able to stand up to 10 feet tall when on their hind legs. Grizzly bears are smaller and usually “only” weigh up to 1,150 pounds.
It is a close call, but the polar bear is generally considered the largest bear on Earth. A close second is the brown bear, specifically the Kodiak bear. The consensus among experts is that the polar bear is the largest, but some believe the Kodiak bear to be larger .
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Kodiak Island is the namesake for Kodiak Seamount, which lies off the coast at the Aleutian Trench. The largest community on the island is the city of Kodiak , Alaska. Kodiak Island .
|Nickname: Emerald Isle|
|Area||9,311.24 km2 (3,595.09 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||4,469 ft (1362.2 m)|
|Highest point||Koniag Peak|