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Synonyms for Aleutians

an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

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Since Japanese naval operations were considered the principal threat in the Aleutians, the Navy was designated the Service of paramount interest by the Joint Chiefs.
When this happens, waves as high as 40 to 50 feet will thrash the Aleutian Islands.
Aleutians are small geese, scarcely larger than a big drake mallard.
First he spent 20 years as a commercial fisherman, running his own boat from the rough waters of the Aleutian Islands to the sunny shores of Southern California.
The ironically named Near Islands at the western point of Alaska's Aleutian archipelago are some of the most remote lands in the far-flung Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.
When Alaska's Kasatochi Volcano erupted on August 7, 2008, it virtually sterilized Kasatochi Island, covering the small Aleutian island with a layer of ash and other volcanic material several meters thick.
The Aleutians are stepping stones from Asia and the Canadian Arctic faces a long Russian front.
When fur traders set arctic foxes loose on the Aleutian islands in the 1700s.
Vietnam veterans and others highlighted the effects of war in the Nuclear Age on people and the environment, including Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.
The airline cancelled flights to and from Adak, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka as a safety precaution due to the pattern of ash at altitude caused by the eruption of the Kasatochi volcano in the Aleutians Islands last week.
The Aleutians are a fascinating area for study of vagrancy in both Asian and North American species, including many landbirds.
It had been spotted once in the Aleutians years ago but had eluded researchers since.
Although the Aleutians Islands survey did not explore depths greater than 500 m, some of the species commonly found on the Bering Sea slope, such as B.
Corlett, who commanded divisions and corps in the steaming jungles of Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Kwajalein, and the freezing Aleutians before joining the campaigns in Europe.
however, in arguing that the Aleutians are essentially 'comic creations', points out that