In the Gulf of Alaska, a program allocating nearly all the cod and pollock catch to the inshore sector has been extended for three years, to the end of 1998 (In the Bering Sea and the Aleutians
, offshore fleets still get 65%).
to the Aleutians
were instructed, clothed, and outfitted for a desert environment.
, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1942-April 1944.
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.
He was killed in a plane crash during his service in the Aleutians
, in July 1943.
There are a lot of earthquakes (a 7.0 hit the Aleutians
1,000 miles away while we were there).
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 The Aleutians
; 2 Titian; 3 Where the centre of the optic nerve meets the retina; 4 Ratatouille; 5 Mount Olympus; 6 Hendrik Verwoerd; 7 The dormouse; 8 The St Leger, the Derby and the Two Thousand Guineas; 9 Gymnastics; 10 Lenin.
The Coral Sea, Midway, Solomons, Marianas, and Leyte are given the most attention; while the Gilberts, Aleutians
, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa receive less.
Once endangered, Aleutians
were de-listed by the U.S.
"Since volcanism plays such a big role in shaping the Aleutians
, we hope to end up with a better understanding of how disturbances such as volcanic eruptions shape the ecology of these islands," said Tony DeGange, a USGS biologist and one of the research team coordinators.
Not surprisingly, neither of the ships found any sign of the submarine, which had already started its long return journey to Japan by way of the Aleutians
His Japanese-language skills led to war service in Hawaii, the Aleutians
(the Japanese had made landings there), Okinawa, and China.
Collected from the symposium by editor Chandonnet, these articles document the Japanese invasion of the Aleutians
and the American campaign to regain control during World War II.
ANSWERS: 1 Janus' 2 Treasure Island' 3 Rembrandt' 4 Lords' 5 They are all printer's typefaces' 6 The Aleutians
' 7 Fifteen plus the white ball' 8 Sheriff' 9 Femoral'