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The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2 To protect the Aleutians, two secret airfields were developed, one in Cold Bay and the other in Umnak (an eastern Aleutian island).In April 1942, the Attu islanders learned that a rescue ship traveling to each populated island would...
Alaska Science Forum: In Hawaii, hints of a giant Alaska tsunami

...tsunami-generating earthquakes on a computer model until he found one that was plausible."A magnitude 9.25 in the eastern Aleutians gives us an 8-meter (about 25-foot) wave," Butler said. "It gets (the sinkhole) wet. Smaller events...
Alaska Science Forum: High-and-dry log points to great Alaska tsunamis

...theory of why he and Knecht found no aboriginal remains on the south side of islands on the Alaska Peninsula and the eastern Aleutians."We spent several weeks cruising around islands and found a great many occupation sites," Carver said of his...
Arctic shipping is a disaster waiting to happen

...responding to large vessels under severe weather conditions."Two areas of greatest concern are Unimak Pass (in the eastern Aleutians) and Bering Strait. As these areas support more marine mammals, seabirds, fish, crab, and overall productivity...
Tribal-group funds will help Whittier reopen clinic

...tribal health organization. The Eastern Aleutian Tribes received federal grant...But city leaders joined the Eastern Aleutian Tribes in its grant application...Devlin, executive director of Eastern Aleutian Tribes, said the grant has...
Alaska researchers probe rare sea duck's disappearance

...near Barrow. Larger numbers nest in northern Russia. The majority of Steller's eiders winter in Alaska from the eastern Aleutian Islands to the lower Cook Inlet. The birds were once common on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta but in the past few years...
Seafood companies sue over closure of fishing area

...trawling within 20 miles of rookeries. The Aleutians East Borough stretches from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula to the eastern Aleutian Islands and includes the Shumagin Islands. The fisheries service estimates that communities and companies involved...
State officials concerned spill will affect fisheries

...biologists to go ashore, according to the Fish and Wildlife Service. A storm and gale warning has been issued for the Eastern Aleutians for Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, with winds later in the week forecast to gust higher than...
Juneau Empire Story Archive not there,'' Mayo said. ``What do they have? They have fish.'' The lucrative intercept fishery in the eastern Aleutians is thought by many to result in a significant incidental catch of chum salmon bound for the Yukon, Kuskokwim and...
Crews resume excavation at Aleutian archaeological site ancient village site. The artifacts discovered provided information pertinent to the research of prehistoric Eastern Aleutian cultural history, household archaeology, subsistence technology and adaptations to environmental changes, according...


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