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Definition of the noun aleutians
What does aleutians mean as a name of something?
- an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonym of Aleutians: Aleutian Islands
- instance of: archipelago = a group of many islands in a large body of water
- part of: AK / Alaska / Last Frontier = a state in northwestern North America; Pacific / Pacific Ocean = the largest ocean in the world
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by Stanley Hart, Levent Gülen
at arcs like the Aleutians is the main mechanism for both crustal growth and for recycling continental crustal material into the mantle is a second recycling mechanism. Mantle ...
Encyclopedia of World War II (2007)
by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston
Aleutian Islands Campaign The Aleutians are a chain of 14 small islands and about 55 islets separating the Bering Sea...
At the time of World War II, the Aleutians were part of the U.S. territory of Alaska and are today part of the state of Alaska.
An Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker
Although the Aleutians had a negligible population, no useful resources, and extreme climatic conditions that made them unsuitable as major military staging bases, they were nonetheless the scene of bitter fighting between Japan and the ...
by Jerold E. Brown
Don Denmark ALEUTIANS CAMPAIGN In June 1942, Japanese naval forces converged on the Aleutian Islands as part of an effort to destroy the U.S. Pacific fleet near Midway. Although they failed in the latter effort, the Japanese established a ...
Encyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)
by Mark Nuttall
The Aleutians represented a vulnerable entry into North American soil by both the Japanese and the Soviets, and the military constructed bases at Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, concurrently with the bases in Anchorage and Fairbanks. By the end ...
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
The Aleutians form the westernmost part of the United States; but because they cross the 180° meridian, they also possess the country's easternmost point. The extreme western islands of the chain make up the Commander Islands of Russia.
by New York Academy of Sciences, Timothy M. Kusky
The Aleutians consist of several main island groups, including the Fox Islands closest to the Alaskan mainland, then moving out toward the Bering Sea and Kamchatka to the Andreanof Islands, the Rat Islands, and the Near Islands.
by Josiah Conder
Ellis specifies, the general cast of feature and frequently the shade of complexion ; the practice of tatooing, which prevails among the Aleutians and some other American tribes ; the custom of embalming the dead bodies of ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1E1U1T1I1A1N1S1
The value of this 9-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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