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Aleutian Islands,

chain of islands in the North Pacific Ocean.
Aleutian disease - plasma cell disorder of minks with characteristics similar to multiple myeloma.
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10) Nimitz was aware of the contentious relationship that developed between Theobald and Buckner and its potential to be detrimental to the joint operations needed to oust the Japanese from the Aleutians.
My wife, Julia Carol, and I had the opportunity to hunt the diminutive Aleutian Canada goose with Avery Outdoors territory manager Curt Wilson in March 2007 and again in spring 2009.
Fish and Wildlife Service's Alaska Marine Mammals Management Office in Anchorage, monitoring sea otters (Enhydra lutris) and other marine mammals around the Near Islands and other Aleutian Islands might not be possible without support from the Alaska Maritime Refuge's research vessel, the M/V Tiglax (pronounced (TEKH-lah--the Unangan or Aleut word for eagle).
Each account is organized by dividing the Aleutians in to three sub-groups: the Eastern Aleutians (Fox Islands and Islands of Four Mountains), Central Aleutians (Andreanof and Rat islands), and Western Aleutians (Buldir and Near islands).
It was discovered by the Oscar Dyson, a US research ship conducting an acoustic survey in the Aleutian Islands.
While no one has suggested that the Gethenians are comic creations (although they have their moments, and their role, in relation to the novel's terrestrial readers, might well be regarded as a trick or a joke, particularly in the indigenous and androgynous sense of the Trickster or Coyote), the Aleutians still pose many of the same problems that the Gethenians do: both races are hermaphroditic, both have a culture that at first glance looks as if it should have either more or less in common with ours than it does, and both overtly refute the (Euramerican) human insistence on duality and binary thinking.
Pre-season forecasts for both red and pink salmon catches remain good, and test fishing off the Aleutians has given positive signs that red numbers are within forecasts.
For two hours we fly westward from Anchorage, soaring high above a chain of islands known as the Aleutians (see map).
Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutians, is one of the biggest ports in the U.
Sailors who manned these tiny warships in nearly every World War II theater: the Atlantic, the English Channel, the Mediterranean, the South Pacific, the Aleutians and the Philippines," said Harry Weidmaier, a former Navy Reserve captain and president of Save the PT Boat, Inc.
In December of 2004, the ship Selendang Ayu spilled 336,000 gallons of oil into the waters off Unalaska Island in the Aleutians.