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Norton Sound

noun
1.
an arm of the Bering Sea on the W coast of Alaska, S of the Seward Peninsula. About 150 miles (240 km) long and 125 miles (200 km) wide.
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  • The river here has a nearly north and south course, parallel with the coast of Norton Sound and within fifty miles or so of it.

    Golden Alaska Ernest Ingersoll
  • He entered Norton Sound, but only "suspected" the existence of a mighty river, completely missing the Yukon.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • Its exposed position on Norton Sound made it subject to the violent coast storms.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • She said she would when her husband returned, as she expected him in a few days from Norton Sound.

    A Woman who went to Alaska May Kellogg Sullivan
  • They usually make their first appearance on the shore of Norton Sound the last of August, and in a few days become very common.

  • This polar priest, however, had a great reputation among the natives all about Norton Sound.

    Along Alaska's Great River Frederick Schwatka

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