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(æmˈtʃɪt kə)

an island off the coast of SW Alaska, in the W part of the Aleutian Islands.
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Up and down the West Coast, middle-class men and women discovered new convictions about the anti-nuclear movement through the folk music of Phil Ochs and Joni Mitchell, both of whom played at Vancouver's Amchitka benefit concert in 1970 (Pedelty, 2013).
Experimental studies of algal canopy interactions in a sea-otter dominated kelp community at Amchitka Island, Alaska.
nuclear tests on Amchitka Island in 1960, while Japan and New Zealand
Previous sampling of freshwater fishes included surveys of fisheries resources at Adak Island (Palmer, 1995) and biomonitoring surveys at Amchitka Island (Valdez el al.
Those were mostly in Nevada but included individual tests in New Mexico, Mississippi, Colorado, and Amchitka in the Aleutian Islands.
detonates beneath Amchitka in the Aleutian Islands.
The highest current velocities were predicted around Seguam and Amukta passes, and some additional areas of high current were predicted on the east side of Amchitka Pass.
Amchitka was the last refuge for 3000 endangered sea otters, and home to bald eagles, peregrine falcons and other wildlife.
cavirostris that stranded in March 1959 on Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
5 inches) was measured at Amchitka Island, in the Aleutian Islands chain, though lesser heights were recorded at other islands, said National Tsunami Warning Center oceanographer Bo Bahng.
The 7-inch high tsunami occurred at Amchitka Island.
The first four systems went to NAS Adak, Alaska, (installed September 1989); NSF Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (installed in August 1992); NAS Kingsville, Texas, (installed in September 1993); and Amchitka Island, Alaska.