Aleutian Range

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Aleu′tian Range′

a mountain range extending along the E coast of the Alaska Peninsula. Highest peak, Mt. Katmai, 6715 ft. (2047 m).
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The Aleutian Range, which runs from the Alaskan Peninsula the full length of the Aleutian Islands, is generally considered an extension of the Alaska Range.
His nickname dates back to the early 1950s, when Jones was involved in attempts to return northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni), which had been driven nearly to extinction by the fur trade, to their former Aleutian range. Although these early efforts were unsuccessful, Jones's work, and that of other Fish and Wildlife Service biologists (notably Karl W.