Aleutian Islands


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Synonyms for Aleutian Islands

an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

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The three management areas are the Eastern Bering Sea shelf, Aleutian Islands Region, and Central Bering Sea--Bogoslof Island area.
Murie's (1940) observation of Bald Eagles on a single island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, consuming--but not necessarily killing--Arctic Ground Squirrels is the only other record of this interaction, suggesting that these encounters may be rare or localized.
The Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering (RACE) Division of the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) has conducted periodic bottom trawl surveys in the Aleutian Islands since 1980 (von Szalay et al., 2011).
A tsunami wave of roughly 19 centimeters (7.5 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.
"Payton seamlessly blends fact and fiction to tell the story of a lesser-known subject--the Japanese invasion of Alaska's Aleutian Islands during World War--that's equally as meditative and just as informed as his nonfiction....
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.
One of the drill ships that Royal Dutch Shell plans to use in a controversial Arctic drilling programme slipped off its moorings and drifted to the edge of shore in Alaska's Aleutian islands, a US Coast Guard representative said.
This history begins with the Russian period (1749-1866) and the planting of foxes on Aleutian Islands. Coverage continues chronologically, ending with the decades of decline after World War II.
The Cleveland Volcano, a volcano on one of Alaska's uninhabited Aleutian Islands, suffered a violent eruption early on Thursday, sending an ash cloud 15,000ft into the air, raising concerns over air travel in its vicinity.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) issued an air traffic warning on Friday when it detected a drifting ash cloud following a eruption at Cleveland Volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese occupied the Aleutian Islands. The United States launched a counterattack, but the harsh weather and terrain posed difficulties.
WHERE ITS WAVES ORIGINATE: Near Alaska's Aleutian Islands, 3,000+ miles away
Declines have continued in some areas, particularly in the western and central Aleutian Islands (NMFS, 2010a).
To see if their elaborate headdresses helped the birds make their way through the rocks to their nests at night, Jones and Seneviratne went to the Aleutian Islands, captured wild birds and put them in a darkened maze.
The largest group--and the focus of the widest conservation efforts--is the northern sea otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni), native to Alaska and the Pacific west coast from the Aleutian islands to northern Oregon.