Aleutian Islands

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an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

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5 inches) was measured at Amchitka Island, in the Aleutian Islands chain, though lesser heights were recorded at other islands, said National Tsunami Warning Center oceanographer Bo Bahng.
Japanese troops occupied two Aleutian islands -- Kiska and Attu, just a few hundred miles from Umnak.
Data from 14 bottom trawl surveys of the Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands (n=6767) were used.
Army's forces in Alaska continued until 94,000 troops were stationed there and 13 additional bases constructed, including two on the Aleutian Islands of Amchitka and Adak.
The Aleutian Islands represent one of Alaska's most unique geographic regions.
2]), was first established as a temporary measure in 1989 under Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Groundfish FMP Amendment 13, and it was implemented as a permanent measure under Amendment 17 in 1992 (NPFMC, 1991).
Tenders are invited for 2015 Test-Fishery Harvest and Purchase of Eastern Aleutian Islands Golden King Crab
At age 19 he joined the US Army and served honorably for 2 1/2 years in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska during World War II.
False Pass, located on the eastern side of Unimak Island on Isanotski Strait in the Aleutian Islands, 646 air miles southwest of Anchorage, is an important refueling stop for Gulf of Alaska, Bristol Bay, and Bering Sea fishing fleets.
Weather observers have warned marine vessels to be cautious of the weather conditions in the Bering Sea and Alaska's Aleutian Islands in the next few days triggered by extratropical typhoon Nuri.
This is a relatively unknown story of how Spain supported its own Lewis & Clark expedition from Santa Fe to San Francisco, how the Chinese push for sea otter pelts caused conflicts between not just Russian and Chinese empires, but natives of the Aleutian Islands, and how different forces and their political interactions governed how America was explored and settled.
In his second novel, both a war story and a love story, he looks at one of the forgotten theaters of World War II: the Aleutian Islands.
9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aleutian Islands stretch from Alaska's mainland to Russia's backdoor and are known for their harsh weather, excellent fishing and spectacular beauty.
committed suicide after the failure of the plot Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Joan Littlewood; 2 Stephen Hawking; 3 France; 4 Two of the Aleutian Islands, off Alaska; 5 Pat Phoenix; 6 It leaps vertically with an arched back; 7 Sealand; 8 Field Marshal Erwin Rommel; 9 Harry Potter; 10 Stuart: A Life Backwards.