Aleutian Islands

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Synonyms for Aleutian Islands

an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

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We applaud the USDA for supporting the Fox Islands Electric Co-op so it can improve and maintain the modern electric framework necessary for the people of Penobscot Bay.
The Fox Islands have a history of generating their own power.
Location: The Fox Islands, about 800 air miles southwest of Anchorage
Whether or not the Fox Islands were ever connected to the mainland is unknown.
VINALHAVEN, Maine -- Harnessing Maine's strong ocean winds, three wind turbines supplied by GE (NYSE: GE) now are producing power for the residents of Vinalhaven and North Haven, two year-round communities that comprise the Fox Islands located in Penobscot Bay in mid-coast Maine.
The ratepayer-owned Fox Islands Electric Coop was among those winning financing from USDA Rural Development to update its systems with "smart grid" equipment and enhance distribution lines.
The Aleutians comprise four main groups: Fox Islands, nearest to the mainland, including Unalaska, Unimak, Umnak and Akutan; Andreanof Islands, including Amlia, Atka, Adak, Kanaga and Tanaga; Rat Islands, including Amchitka and Kiska; and Near Islands, the smallest and westernmost group, including Agattu and Attu.