Kachemak Bay

adjective
Kach·​e·​mak Bay | \ ¦kachəˌmak¦bā \

Definition of Kachemak Bay

: of or relating to a Pacific Eskimo and Aleutian culture of about a.d. 100–1700 characterized by sealing and by the development of southwest Alaskan types of artifacts and the introduction of foreign traits

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History and Etymology for Kachemak Bay

Kachemak Bay, locality south of Anchorage, south central Alaska, where remains of the culture were discovered

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“Kachemak Bay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kachemak%20Bay. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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