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North Slope

noun
1.
the northern coastal area of Alaska, rich in oil and natural gas: so called because it is N of the Brooks Range sloping down to the Arctic Ocean.
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  • They pushed the fire on past the ravine and up the North Slope of the last hill.

    The Shepherd of the North Richard Aumerle Maher
  • On the North Slope, through the ridge that divides the Winthrop and Inter Glaciers.

    Mount Rainier Various
  • From the North Slope of Qar-bgh we hurried on past the foot of Judk village and dropped down into Yln-at.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • On the North Slope of the mountain, between the Winthrop and Emmons Glaciers.

    Mount Rainier Various
  • I prefer loose soil, and hill land with an east and North Slope.

    The Apple Various
  • I prefer hilltop, North Slope, soil as deep as possible, and a gumbo subsoil.

    The Apple Various
  • I prefer limestone soil with gravelly subsoil, in the bottom, with North Slope, if possible.

    The Apple Various
  • I prefer bottom land with sandy loam and similar subsoil, North Slope.

    The Apple Various
  • I prefer bottom land, sandy loam soil, and sandy subsoil; North Slope is best.

    The Apple Various
  • I prefer bottom land, with black loam and open subsoil, North Slope.

    The Apple Various

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