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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Previous sampling of freshwater fishes included surveys of fisheries resources at Adak Island (Palmer, 1995) and biomonitoring surveys at Amchitka Island (Valdez el al.
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.
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.
Vietnam veterans and others highlighted the effects of war in the Nuclear Age on people and the environment, including Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.
Anyone who lived on the west coast of North America remembers the autumn of that year, because of the spectre of powerful US nuclear bomb tests at Amchitka Island in the Aleutians and the possibility of an induced tsunami hitting our shores in its aftermath.
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.
In 1971, a dozen young men made history by sailing a leaky halibut boat called the Phyllis Cormack to Alaska's Amchitka Island to try to butt in on a U.
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.