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King Salmon

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King Salmon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bristol Bay Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is two hundred and eighty-four miles southwest of Anchorage. As of the 2010 census the population was 374. It is home to Katmai National Park and Preserve. King Salmon is the borough seat of neighboring Lake and Peninsula Borough, but does not serve that purpose in its own borough, whose borough seat is in Naknek.Geography and climateKing Salmon is on the north bank of the Naknek River on the Alaska Peninsula, about 25km upriver from Naknek, near Naknek Lake. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 171.0sqmi, of which, 169.6sqmi is land and 1.4sqmi (0.82%) is water. King Salmon has a subarctic climate (Köppen Dfc) even though it is at 58 N. Temperatures, especially extreme ones, are much less moderate than in the subpolar oceanic climate of the Pacific Ocean side of the Alaska Peninsula; however, average temperatures in winter are still milder than some locations in the coterminous United States, such as Fargo, ND. The town lies just below the southern limit of sporadic permafrost in Alaska, and is strongly sheltered from the extremely wet Aleutian Low which drops most of its moisture on the opposite (western) side of the mountains.
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