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7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...a tsunami wave of about 7 inches was reported at Amchitka Island, Zidek said. The wave diminished the further it...officials said there was no damage to the air station.Amchitka Island is where the government tested nuclear weapons underground...

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Alaska Digest

...5.1, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. The quakes were between 14 miles and 79 miles from Amchitka Island. There were no immediate reports of the quakes being felt or causing damage. Fire sweeps 200 acres near Nikolai...

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This Day in History

...Whittier. It was named after Alaska's first senator. In 1969, the first load of sea otters were relocated from Amchitka Island in the Aleutians to the Porcupine Islands in Southeast Alaska in anticipation of nuclear bomb tests at Amchitka...

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Feds interview workers exposed to radiation

FAIRBANKS - Don Lowell remembers Amchitka Island rocking like a boat in stormy seas when a 5-million...people at a meeting last week for those who worked on Amchitka Island and now may be sick from radiation exposure. Lowell...

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This Day in History

...shoes would be banned from the City Lawn and the Strawberry Festival. In 1969, the first sea otter, moved from Amchitka Island in the Aleutians, arrived at its new home on the Washington coast. The otters were being moved because of pending...

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Scientists predict future radiation danger at Amchitka site

ANCHORAGE - A study of plants and animals in the waters around Amchitka Island last summer found no sign of seepage from underground atomic tests conducted there more than three decades ago, according to a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080305/sta_20050803027.shtml
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This Day in History

...contents of a scientific report, kept secret for 10 months, warned of earthquake risk from underground nuclear tests on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. In 1974, two bulldozer teams met at the South Fork of the Koyukuk River, completing the 360-mile...

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This Day in History

...contents of a scientific report, kept secret for 10 months, warned of earthquake risk from underground nuclear tests on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. In 1974, two bulldozer teams met at the South Fork of the Koyukuk River, completing the 360-mile...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092906/sta_20060929019.shtml
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This Day in History

...Times rolled off the presses. In 1969, Gov. Keith Miller expressed his support for the planned nuclear blast on Amchitka Island, over widespread fear of a possible tsunami. In 1978, KTOO-TV signed on the air as the first public television...

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This Day in History

...over protests at home and abroad, the Atomic Energy Commission exploded a 1.2-megaton hydrogen bomb beneath Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. Two more such tests were also scheduled. In the nation In 1863, President Lincoln declared the...

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