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Kodiak Island, Alaska

Kodiak Island, Alaska

POPULATION: 13,913 (2000 census)

AVERAGE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: 71 inches

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE: January, 35º; August, 62º

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE: January, 25º; August, 48º

FIRST SETTLEMENT: Alutiiq peoples arrived 7,500 years ago

RUSSIAN DISCOVERY OF ISLAND: 1762

NUMBER OF COMMERCIAL FISHING VESSELS OPERATING: 900

RECORD-BREAKING YEAR FOR SALMON HARVEST: 1995, 49 million fish