Aleutian Islands


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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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Epibenthic invertebrates, such as sponges, corals, and bryozoans, are common in the Aleutian Islands (Malecha et al., 2005), where they are collected regularly as part of the AFSC RACE Division bottom trawl surveys (Heifetz et al., 2005).
These measures have been implemented for the largest fisheries off Alaska, including the Bering Sea pollock, Aleutian Islands Atka mackerel, Gulf of Alaska pollock, and Pacific cod fisheries.
After accounting for annual differences, duration of autumn staging was shorter for females that migrated to wintering areas on the south side of the Alaska Peninsula (least squares mean = 57 days) than for females that migrated to the eastern (least squares mean = 77 days) or western Aleutian Islands (least squares mean = 97 days).
Besides exploring the United States' role in the Arctic air campaign, Wetterhahn also describes why the Japanese chose to strike at Dutch Harbor during the Midway campaign in 1942 and how US and Canadian troops drove the Japanese off the Aleutian Islands. The text then details the construction of airfields, actually runways, to allow American aircraft to strike the Japanese northern Kurile Islands.
It issued a warning for the western Aleutian Islands and warned that people in low-lying coastal areas should remain alert.
Alaska's Aleutian Islands are in the same time zone as what other state?
In a tale from the Aleutian Islands, Raven tries to marry outside his class and produces illegitimate children, whom he rejects.
The Bering Sea is located--of the Aleutian Islands.
The largest area to be protected, off the Aleutian Islands, covers 279,000 square nautical miles, an expanse the size of Texas and Colorado combined.
The Scouts were instrumental in the battle against Japanese forces that had invaded the Aleutian Islands.
When Iverson is not busy catering to guests' needs or doing maintenance on lodge facilities, he kayaks over to nearby Little Tutka Bay, where he is refurbishing Widgeon, an old World War II supply ship that ran cargo to the Aleutian Islands. With a little help from area friends, Iverson towed, landed and secured the vessel on a small parcel of land he had purchased.
It's one of more than 40 active volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands and part of the celebrated Ring of Fire, a zone of frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.