Seward Peninsula


Sew·ard Peninsula

geographical name \ˈsü-ərd\

Definition of SEWARD PENINSULA

peninsula 180 miles (290 kilometers) long & 130 miles (209 kilometers) wide W Alaska projecting into Bering Sea between Kotzebue & Norton sounds — see prince of wales (Cape)

Seward Peninsula

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Peninsula, western Alaska, U.S. Its tip, Cape Prince of Wales, on the Bering Strait, is the most westerly point of North America. The peninsula is about 180 mi (290 km) long and 130 mi (209 km) wide; its highest peak is 4,720 ft (1,439 m), in the Kigluaik Mountains. The city of Nome is on its southern coast.

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