Amchitka Island


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Am·chit·ka Island

 (ăm-chĭt′kə)
An island of southwest Alaska in the Rat Islands of the western Aleutians.
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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.
Greenpeace came into being in September 1971 when a group of people chartered a fishing boat in Vancouver and sailed to Amchitka Island off Alaska to stop a nuclear test.
Molting adaptations of Rock Ptarmigan on Amchitka Island, Alaska.
Vietnam veterans and others highlighted the effects of war in the Nuclear Age on people and the environment, including Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.
The group first shot to prominence in 1971 when a small group of protesters tried to stop the US government testing nuclear weapons on Amchitka Island, near Alaska.
The reintroduction effort occurred more than 30 years ago, when sea otters taken from Alaska's Amchitka Island were released along the coasts of Washington and Oregon.
In making the call at a luncheon hosted by Viktor Ishaev, governor of Khabarovsk Territory, at a local restaurant, the premier referred to Daikokuya Kodayu, who spent several years in Russia after a ship he captained was blown off course in 1783 and cast up on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.