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The glacier(s) of Attu

...12 small glaciers on Attu.In the "Geology of the Near Islands, Alaska," Olcott Gates, Howard Powers and Ray Wilcox...Mountain ridge in central Attu, the only peaks in the Near Islands that reach altitudes of more than 3,000 feet. The...
Trio of small quakes hits Aleutian Islands

...has rattled Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The last of the three quakes hit around 11:30 p.m. Friday night in the Near Islands region with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 and a depth of about 31 miles. The quake was felt about 20 miles away...
Small earthquake strikes near Yakutat

...temblors felt in Alaska on Wednesday. The Associated Press reports a magnitude 6.1 quake struck Wednesday morning in the Near Islands region, while a magnitude 4.1 temblor centered 21 miles northwest of Homer hit at about 4:30 p.m. Those two...
Three humpbacks found dead in lower Cook Inlet

...she said. A team of North Gulf Oceanic Society researchers saw a group of 11 killer whales harassing six humpbacks near islands in the northwest part of the Gulf of Alaska on July 11. The group has the only reported transients in the area, making...


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