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Alaska Science Forum: Creepy crawlies of the north aren't from around here

...that worms tunnel through Alaska's soils at least as far north as Trapper Creek and also exist in the Pribilof and Shumagin islands. As far as he knows, most of the 17 species of worms in Alaska seem to be exotic types that have recently settled...
Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California

...scientists predicted it would.The Pacific floor plows beneath Alaska in the region between Kodiak Island and the Shumagin Islands south of Sand Point. A block of sea floor the size of Kodiak Island rises. A bulge in the Pacific Ocean rebounds...
Borough hopes sea-lion science will ease fishing curbs

...haulout on Sea Lion Rocks, one of the tiniest of the Shumagin Islands, south of the Alaska Peninsula. Hegwer and two assistants...three-year, $565,000 study to learn more about Shumagin Island sea lions and how they fit into an 80 percent population...
Seafood companies sue over closure of fishing area

...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 in the affected fisheries could lose between...
Exploration begins in Aleutian Islands after 2 decades as gold prices skyrocket

...Point and neighboring Unga Island to the west is one of the oldest mining claims in Alaska. Both are part of the Shumagin Islands. The Apollo deposit on Unga Island produced 145,000 ounces of gold from 1891 to 1904.As many as 12 exploration...
Adak ready to pass out of Navy hands

...summer. Under the bill, Aleut would get the Adak property in exchange for releasing its hold on equal acreage in the Shumagin Islands near Sand Point. That land is part of a national wildlife refuge. Aleut and Navy officials hail the determination...
Remote Alaska island is home to petrified forest want to stroll through the only forest in the Shumagin Islands, you have to wear rubber boots and wait until the...far north. Unga is the largest of the dozen or so Shumagin Islands, 570 miles southwest of Anchorage near the tip of...
Torrent of Discovery

...others. The oldest-known American shipwreck in Alaska is the Eclipse, a Yankee fur trading vessel. It sank in the Shumagin Islands on Aug. 11, 1807, south of the Alaska Peninsula, and has never been found, Burwell said. The Torrent is now...
Whales ignore winter, linger near Sand Point one is complaining in the Shumagin Island community. Sound off on the...recall anything like this." The Shumagin Islands are off the tip of the Alaska...time I've heard of it in the Shumagin Islands area." The Sand Point whales...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: New bouys provide tsunami warnings 7/28/97

...loaded onto a research vessel recently at Dutch Harbor. They're bound for deployment about 100 miles south of the Shumagin Islands and 200 miles west of Vancouver Island, Milburn said. Water pressure on the ocean floor will transmit information...


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