In the course of reanalyzing the seismic hazards in Alaska and parts of Canada, Jacob and his co-workers recently identified a 1,000-kilometer segment -- stretching from Kodiak Island to Unalaska Island
and including the 350-km-long Shumagin gap -- that has a high probability of rupture.
Two days later, the stalled ship had drifted onto the north shore of Unalaska Island
, despite efforts to anchor and tow it.
It covered the eastern Bering Sea upper continental slope (200 m to >1200 m depth) from just north of Unalaska Island
north to the U.
Its three-day tour ($834) begins with a flight to Dutch Harbor on Unalaska Island
Other than three whales photographed near the Barren Islands by NMML in 2001 (Durban (2)), and resighted east of Unalaska Island
in 2002; no other transient whales from this area have been photographed north and east of the Shumagin Islands.