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Aleutian Islands

A chain of rugged volcanic islands of southwest Alaska curving about 1,850 km (1,150 mi) west from the Alaska Peninsula and separating the Bering Sea from the Pacific Ocean. The islands are part of the Aleutian Range, a volcanic mountain chain extending along the Alaska Peninsula to the southern coast near Anchorage.

Aleutian Islands

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(Placename) a chain of over 150 volcanic islands, extending southwestwards from the Alaska Peninsula between the N Pacific and the Bering Sea

Aleu′tian Is′lands


n.pl.
an archipelago extending SW from the Alaska Peninsula: part of Alaska.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aleutian Islands - an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from AlaskaAleutian Islands - an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
Aleut - a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo-Aleut language and inhabit the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska; "the Aleut and the Eskimo are related culturally and linguistically"
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Translations
Islas Aleutianas
Aleuudid
Aleutitîles Aléoutiennes

Aleutian Islands

[əˈluːʃən] npl
the Aleutian Islands → les îles fpl AléoutiennesA levels [ˈeɪlɛvəlz] npl (British)baccalauréat m

Aleutian Islands

plAleuten pl

Aleutian Islands

[əˈluːʃn ˈaɪləndz] npl the Aleutian Islandsle isole fpl Aleutine
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Instead of making casual voyages, in transient ships, they established regular trading houses in the high latitudes, along the northwest coast of America, and upon the chain of the Aleutian Islands between Kamtschatka and the promontory of Alaska.
Paul Island, a community north of the Aleutian Island chain almost 300 miles out in the Bering Sea.
The golden king crab had two fisheries, split between the Eastern Aleutian Island and Western Aleutian Island regions.
Zooplankton distribution, abundance and biomass relative to water masses in eastern and central Aleutian Island passes.
The tsunami warning covered coastal areas from Nikolski to Attu at the western end of the Aleutian island chain.
Small communities along the Aleutian Island chain of Alaska were placed on alert.President Barack Obama issued a statement on Friday saying that he and his wife, First Lady Michelle, "send our deepest condolences to the people of Japan, particularly those who have lost loved ones in the earthquake and tsunamis." "The United States stands ready to help the Japanese people in this time of great trial," Obama said.
In free verse, Hesse tells of Vera and other Aleuts who are moved to Ketchikan in 1942 when the Japanese invade the Aleutian Island. Many Aleuts die of illness, our Vera knows she will see her beloved island again.
he not only maintained bombers, but was also sent on temporary duty to perform a variety of tasks at a remote Aleutian island town called Umnak.
FORT RICHARDSON, Alaska -- 59th Signal Battalion extended its local-area network more than 1,500 miles away to the Aleutian Island of Shemya, Alaska, last fall.
system relies on ground-based missile interceptors launched from the Aleutian island Shemya.
But she contracted a debilitating disease on the Aleutian Island which led to her being bedridden for five years.
The main objective of this paper was to address biological data gaps (growth, reproduction, and diet) of the Yellow Irish Lord from eastern Bering Sea and Aleutian Island waters.