Aleutian Islands


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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


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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.
In contrast, females in the Aleutian Islands appear to predominate; surveys there indicated a female/male ratio of 57:43.
Sailing on the refurbished Society Explorer (the former Lindblad Explorer), you depart Japan on July 3 and spend five days exploring five Aleutian islands before heading into the Bering Sea.
Under this invitation to bid (ITB), ADF&G will contract for the harvest and purchase of Aleutian Islands golden king crab between August 10, 2015 and December 31, 2015, to meet the Aleutian Islands golden king crab test-fishery goal for the crab observer and research programs.
Reports said the Aleutian Islands are prone to seismic activity.
Key words: Aleutian Islands, diet, eastern Bering Sea, fecundity, growth, Hemilepidotus jordani, life history, Yellow Irish Lord
It prompted the warning across thousands of miles of Alaska's southern coast, from Attu in the Aleutian Islands to Canada's border with Washington state.
and Alaskas Aleutian Islands, the United Kingdom, the Republic of South Korea, Japan, Qatar, Kuwait, Honduras and Greenland.
In this newly updated and revised second edition of "Pacific Reef & Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Life from Alaska to Northern California" he continues to bring to bear his years of experience, research and expertise to provide an updated with new species, the latest scientific information, a profusion of full color photographs showcasing the more than 300 common plants and animals found in the intertidal zone off the coast of North America ranging from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, to Point Conception, California.
Kiska is the heart-wrenching story of a fourteen-year-old girl living on the Aleutian Islands of Alaska at the beginning of World War II.
8 shaked the North Pacific, between the Aleutian islands of Alaska and the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka, the Geophysical Institute of the United States said, quoted by world agencies.
She explains that the US federal government, through the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and the State of Alaska, jointly manage the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab stocks, whereas the State of Alaska solely manages the Gulf of Alaska crab stocks.