Adak Island


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A·dak Island

 (ā′dăk′)
An island of southwest Alaska in the central Aleutian Islands. It was an important World War II military base.
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pacificus in the skeleton of a child found on Adak Island in Alaska, reported by Bouchet et al.
On a winter waterfowl adventure on Adak Island, my hunting partner, Mark Pfost, and I were hosting a 14-year-old neighbor boy, Andy, on his first-ever hunt.
I first explored various career paths that led me to working for a mixed bag of industries including resource development on the North Slope, environmental services on a repatriation project on Adak Island, and a lot in between," Tutiakoff continues.
You are transported to Adak Island on the edge of the Bering Sea when a baby survives a high temperature to thrive in this frozen place.
The call came in at 1800 (Alaska Standard Time) for a medevac of a 39-year-old male from the M/V Global Forwarder (a cargo tanker), located 250 miles south of Adak Island, Alaska.
Lenoir City, TN, is being awarded a $7,628,326 firm-flied-price contract for Operable Unit B-1 Munitions Clearance at the former Naval Complex Adak Island, AK.
Following testing, the vessel will set sail around Cape Horn for its primary base at Adak Island in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
As you wish to have your Convention at a central point that would be to the greatest advantage of all Chapters, I might point out that Adak Island is the most central, geographically speaking, as it is almost on the 180 [degrees] meridian thereby being both close to the East and to the West.
The boat passed the mile-stone 188 miles out of the Russian port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy on the way to Adak Island in the Aleutians.
Although this small plant has probably long been rare, the introduction of grazing animals (reindeer and caribou) onto Adak Island, the only place where it occurs, has taken a toll on fragile alpine habitat near where the fern is found.
Luckily for the Kiwanis Club elves of Adak Island, the Adak "National Forest" is small--33 trees all told.
It is based at Adak Island, Alaska and can roam over the Pacific Ocean to detect incoming ballistic missiles.