Bogoslof Island

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Bogoslof Island

(bō`gəslôf), volcanic islet, c.1.2 mi (.75 km) long, SW Alaska, Aleutian Islands, in the Bering Sea, 61 mi (98 km) NW of UnalaskaUnalaska
, rugged island, 30 mi (48 km) long, off SW Alaska, one of the largest Aleutian Islands. Visited (c.1759) by Russian explorers, the island was a center of Russian fur trade until it was superseded by Kodiak.
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. The island first appeared in 1796 and has grown and changed shape as a result of eruptions that have recurred irregularly into the 21st cent. Bogoslof, also known as Agasagook, is a breeding site for seabirds, seals, and sea lions.
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She is presenting data from observations of two volcanoes - Ahyi in the western Pacific Ocean and Bogoslof in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
The Bogoslof volcano, which erupted on Saturday, emitted an ash cloud upto 30,000 feet, reports the CNN.
The depth strata are further segregated by the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council's (NPFMC) Bering Sea Aleutian Islands regulatory area (NPFMC (3)) into survey districts that correspond to the NPFMC subdivisions of western, central, and eastern Aleutian districts and an additional southern Bering Sea survey district that roughly corresponds to the Bogoslof district.
The range is also extended 100 km eastward from the Bogoslof Island Albatross records.
The majority of fur seals breed on the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea, and a small breeding population occurs on Bogoslof Island (NMFS, 2007).
"Harvests of Pacific cod in the eastern Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands and Bogoslof district will rise significantly in 1995 to an acceptable biological catch of 328,000 tons, with the same level or a slight increase expected for 1996," Stead reported.
You'll see alpine flowers, teeming bird and animal life, and an ancient volcano on Gareloi, and visit a national wildlife refuge on Bogoslof Island.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) issued its highest level of alert for aviation after reports surfaced about a brief eruption of Bogoslof volcano in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. The volcano erupted Tuesday forming an ash cloud that rose to 34,000 feet, pilots reported.
The other illustration, opposite page 332, is a photogravure entitled "Stampede of Sea-Lions, Bogoslof Volcano, July 8, 1899," based on a CBH painting dated 1900.
The Bogoslof area in the Aleutian Basin is known as one of the main spawning grounds of walleye pollock in winter.
During the 346 survey days in the eastern Aleutians in June-September 2002-2004, the largest number of pinniped sightings was of northern fur seals (375 sightings), which were frequently encountered as single individuals resting at the surface, or were observed on the rookery at Bogoslof Island.