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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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A subspecies of the Canada goose, the Aleutian Canada goose nests only on a few of Alaska's remote, windswept Aleutian Islands.
Sources: Garfield, Brian, The Thousand-Mile War: World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians.
From 1984 to 1986, he joined Douglas Veltre, of the University of Alaska Anchorage, and Jean Aigner, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in archaeological surveys and testing of sites in the Unalaska Bay region and elsewhere on Unalaska Island, in the eastern Aleutians.
After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, the battalion shipped out to Dutch Harbor in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
Meeting Jeff at the airport was like seeing an old friend just a month after our epic Cold Bay brant and sea duck hunt, when we first ventured to the Aleutians to test the new Benelli.
The Aleutians contain one of the most important concentrations of breeding seabirds in the world, composed of approximately ten million breeding individuals of 26 species (Byrd et al, 2005).
Kayaking the Aleutians will be shown with others at the Ocean Film Festival World Tour at Playhouse Whitley Bay on September 16.
When I asked her to join me in the Aleutians, Justine remarked that this adventure would entail the most challenging kayaking that either of us had ever undertaken.
No enemy force had occupied North American territory since the War of 1812, and news of Japanese presence in the Aleutians threatened both the confidence and morale of the American public.
The Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta evermanni) has the most limited distribution of the currently recognized subspecies in the Aleutians.
It reminded me of the western Aleutians 70 years ago during World War II.
Beginning with a concise history of dive bombing in the IJN, he moves chronologically from initial operations in China to planning and training for the Hawaiian operation, the Pearl Harbor attack, the Southern Advance, the Indian Ocean operation, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and finally Midway and the Aleutians.