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 small size of northern rockfish in the Aleutian Islands has likely been a major cause of the high discard rate for these fish in this region's fishery.
The Yellow Irish Lord ranges from the northern Kuril Islands and Kamchatka to the eastern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, south to the Gulf of Alaska (Allen and Smith 1988).
Golden king crab are caught in the waters surrounding the Aleutian Islands.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) issued its highest level of alert for aviation after reports surfaced about a brief eruption of Bogoslof volcano in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.
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.
This is the memoir of Nick Golodoff, a native of Attu, in the Aleutian Islands.
Abstract--In the Aleutian Islands, patterns of distribution and abundance of Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) are influenced by oceanographic processes and biogenic structures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
0 struck in the Pacific Ocean just south of Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Friday morning, the U.
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.