Aleutian Islands

Aleutian Islands
noun /æliːuːʃən ɑɪlændz/
An archipelago of more than 300 small volcanic islands forming an island arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, between Alaska and the Kamchatka Peninsula of Asia. They are part of the United States.
Syn: Catherine Archipelago

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  • Aleutian Islands Campaign — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Aleutian Islands Campaign caption=American troops hauling supplies on Attu in May 1943. Their vehicles could not move across the island s rugged terrain. partof=World War II, Pacific War date=June 3 1942 ndash;… …   Wikipedia

  • Aleutian Islands Wilderness — Infobox protected area | name = Aleutian Islands Wilderness iucn category = Ib caption = locator x = 17 locator y = 162 location = Aleutian Islands, Alaska, USA nearest city = Atka, Alaska lat degrees = 52 lat minutes = 05 lat seconds = 24 lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Aleutian Islands — geographical name islands SW Alaska extending in an arc 1700 miles (2735 kilometers) SW & W from Alaska Peninsula see Andreanof Islands, Fox Islands, Near Islands, Rat Islands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aleutian Islands — A|leu|tian Is|lands a group of islands off the southwest coast of Alaska …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Aleutian Islands — chain of approximately 200 small volcanic islands that extend over a thousand miles westward from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Aleutian Islands —  Alaska …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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