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an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

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She explains that the US federal government, through the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and the State of Alaska, jointly manage the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab stocks, whereas the State of Alaska solely manages the Gulf of Alaska crab stocks.
A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor near Alaska's Aleutian Islands, triggering shaking felt over vast distances and setting off a small tsunami, the National Tsunami Warning Center said.
While he was at the remote Aleutian island town of Umnak from 1942 to 1943, Faber lived in a Quonset hut (above).
Shemya is located near the far western end of the Aleutian Island chain and is more than a five-hour flight from Anchorage.
ABSTRACT--Growth, reproduction, and diet of the Yellow Irish Lord (Hemilepidotus jordani) were examined and compared between 2 adjacent geographical regions of Alaska, the eastern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, where its biology is not well understood.
The eclipse was visible after sunrise in China, North and South Korea, Japan, Russia and over the North Pacific Ocean and the Aleutian Islands, including a tiny portion of Alaska before sunset.
1971: A 5 megaton warhead is detonated on Amchitka island in the Aleutian Islands - the biggest underground nuclear test ever by the US.
But it faceda violent storm immediately following departure after drifting for eight months in the Northern Sea, the ship finally landed on the coast of Amchitka of the Aleutian Islands. Having overcome numerous difficulties later on,Kdayappealed to Catherine the Great (Queen Ekaterina II) and obtained her permission to return to Japan after ten years on February 29, 1792.
As chapters blend history, personal observation, and a travelogue as Adams visits towns from Southeast Alaska to the far northern realms of the Aleutian Islands, he documents the curious people and creatures he runs into along the way and incorporates lessons learned from these encounters.
It branches from Peru and South America, bows up to Hawaii, then north through Washington State and along the coast to Alaska, bends east along the Aleutian Islands to Japan, then south through the Philippines, ending at the island of Tonga.
The Coast Guard said a Jayhawk helicopter medevaced a crew member from the 652-foot vessel Snowy approximately 122 miles southwest of Adak in the Aleutian Islands on December 23.
After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, the battalion shipped out to Dutch Harbor in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Due to personnel shortages, musicians had to take on additional roles, and Boon worked as a technician in the local hospital.
Kiska is the heart-wrenching story of a fourteen-year-old girl living on the Aleutian Islands of Alaska at the beginning of World War II.