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The Elk
Elk
The Elk is the large deer, also called Cervus canadensis or wapiti, of North America and eastern Asia.Elk may also refer to:Other antlered mammals:...

is the large deer, also called Cervus canadensis or wapiti, of (primarily western) North America and eastern Asia.

Elk may also refer to:

Other antlered mammals:
  • Elk, European elk, or Moose
    Moose
    The moose or Eurasian elk is the largest extant species in the deer family. Moose are distinguished by the palmate antlers of the males; other members of the family have antlers with a dendritic configuration...

    , (Alces alces) of subarctic and northern forests, with mostly broad areas in its antlers
  • Irish Elk
    Irish Elk
    The Irish Elk or Giant Deer , was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago...

    , very large extinct northern Eurasian deer (Megaloceros giganteus), with substantial broad areas in its antlers

Birds

  • Whooper Swan
    Whooper Swan
    The Whooper Swan , Cygnus cygnus, is a large Northern Hemisphere swan. It is the Eurasian counterpart of the North American Trumpeter Swan. An old name for the Whooper Swan is Elk; it is so called in Francis Willughby and John Ray's Ornithology of 1676.-Description:The Whooper Swan is similar in...

    , Cygnus cygnus, or (in archaic use) Elk, a large Northern Hemisphere swan
  • Greylag Goose
    Greylag Goose
    The Greylag Goose , Anser anser, is a bird with a wide range in the Old World. It is the type species of the genus Anser....

    , Anser anser, or (in archaic use), elk

Places

  • Ełk, a town in Poland


In the US:
  • Elk, Fresno County, California
    Elk, Fresno County, California
    Elk is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California. It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad southwest of Piedra, at an elevation of 413 feet ....

  • Elk, Mendocino County, California
  • Elk, Kansas
    Elk, Kansas
    Elk is a ghost town in Diamond Creek Township, Chase County, Kansas, United States. Founded in the 19th century, it remained into the 1920s. The community is no longer in existence....

  • Elk, Washington
    Elk, Washington
    Elk is an unincorporated rural community in northern Spokane County, Washington, United States. It was once incorporated, prior to reverting to the County...

  • Elk, Wisconsin
    Elk, Wisconsin
    Elk is a town in Price County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,183 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau , the town has a total area of 53.5 square miles , of which, 50.8 square miles of it is land and 2.7 square miles of it is...


Other uses

  • Elk (surname)
    Elk (surname)
    Elk is a surname, derived from Native-American names whose multi-word translations into English end in "Elk".Those bearing the surname include:* Big Elk , American Omaha leader* John Elk , plaintiff in Elk v. Wilkins* Black Elk Elk is a surname, derived from Native-American names whose multi-word...

  • Elk (.hack), a character in game .hack
  • Extension Language Kit
    Extension Language Kit
    Extension Language Kit is a free Scheme implementation which is embeddable in C and C++ programs, but can also be used as a stand-alone Scheme interpreter....

  • ELK, Elk City Municipal Airport in Elk City, Oklahoma
  • ELK, Elko (Amtrak station)
    Elko (Amtrak station)
    The Elko Station is an unstaffed Amtrak train station in Elko, Nevada. It is served daily by Amtrak's California Zephyr.Of the three Nevada stations served by Amtrak, Elko was the second busiest in FY2010, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 19 passengers daily.-External...

     in Nevada
  • Elk, a locomotive of the South Devon Railway Eagle class
  • Elk, a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
    Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
    The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is an American fraternal order and social club founded in 1868...


See also

  • Elk v. Wilkins
    Elk v. Wilkins
    Elk v. Wilkins, , was a United States Supreme Court case.John Elk, a Native American was born on an Indian reservation and subsequently moved to non-reservation U.S. territory, Omaha, Nebraska, where he renounced his former tribal allegiance and claimed citizenship by virtue of the Citizenship Clause...

    , U.S. court case

Toponyms also known as (the) Elk(s):
  • Elk Creek (disambiguation)
  • Elk Lake (disambiguation)
  • Elk Mountains (Colorado)
    Elk Mountains (Colorado)
    The Elk Mountains are a high, rugged mountain range in the Rocky Mountains of west-central Colorado in the United States. The mountains sit on the western side of the Continental Divide, largely in southern Pitkin and northern Gunnison counties, in the area southwest of Aspen, south of the Roaring...

  • Elk Range (disambiguation)
  • Elk River (disambiguation)
  • Elk Township (disambiguation)