in the Kodiak Island Borough
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- Place of Interest
- Current Population
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- 2013 Department of Labor Estimate
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (koh' dee ack)
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Geography and Climate
- Kodiak Station is located on the western shore of Kodiak Island, south of and adjacent to the City of Kodiak.
- The climate of the Kodiak Islands is dominated by a strong marine influence. There is little to no freezing weather, moderate precipitation, and frequent cloud cover and fog. Severe storms are common from December through February. Annual precipitation averages 60 inches. January temperatures average 14 to 46 °F; July temperatures vary from 39 to 76 °F.
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- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- This large tract of military property on Kodiak Island has been occupied since the World War II Aleutian Campaign. Originally an Army base, it has been a Naval base and is presently a Coast Guard base. The Air Force has also been active on Kodiak - they built a tracking station at Chiniak after the war.
- Kodiak Station is a U.S. Coast Guard Base, housing around 1,500 military and their families. The base is self-contained, providing its own water and sewer systems. However, many Coast Guard families live off-base in the surrounding area.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- The Coast Guard uses the state-operated Kodiak Airport for transportation of personnel and materials. The station has private docking facilities for large cutters and fishing vessels. The island is also accessible by state ferry.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection
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