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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

pl n
(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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
The survey area extends on the north side of the Aleutian island chain from Unimak Pass in the east (165[degrees]W) to Stalemate Bank in the west (170[degrees]E); on the south side of this archipelago, the survey extends from Samalga Pass (170[degrees]E) to Stalemate Bank in the west.
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.
In free verse, Hesse tells of Vera and other Aleuts who are moved to Ketchikan in 1942 when the Japanese invade the Aleutian Island.
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.
Sea otters did not eat the smallest available sea urchins in Aleutian Island populations.
The MSC is encouraged by the recent certification of the Bering Sea Aleutian Island Alaska pollock fishery to its sustainability standard.