Commander Islands


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Commander Islands:

see Komandorski IslandsKomandorski Islands
or Commander Islands,
Rus. Komandorskiye Ostrova, group of treeless islands, off E Kamchatka Peninsula, E Russian Far East, in SW Bering Sea. They consist of Bering Island, Medny Island, and two islets.
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New Delhi [India], Dec 24 ( ANI ): An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Commander Islands in the Bering Sea on Monday.
Sebastolobus macrochir is common in the western North Pacific off the Kuril Islands and in the Okhotsk and Japan seas, becoming rarer north in the western Bering Sea to Cape Navarin, to southeastern Kamchatka and the Commander Islands. It is rare on the eastern Bering Sea slope and off the central and western Aleutian Islands.
camchaticus has been recorded from the western Bering Sea from Cape Navarin to the Commander Islands, and the Pacific Ocean off southeastern Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands to the coast of Hokkaido in the Okhotsk Sea.
Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula with notes on the flora of Commander Islands. Stockholm: Bokforlags Aktiebolaget Thule.
Steller sea lions were numerous on Bering Island when discovered by George Steller in 1742, but they ceased breeding there and almost disappeared from the Commander Islands during the mid to late 19th century (Steller, 1751; Stejneger, 1898; Grebnitsky, 1902).
For example, of the 11 Steller sea lion sites known in the Commander Islands over the past 260 years, abundance data for the breeding season for a particular year or even over a decade are only available for 3-5 sites.
As director of the Aleutsk Regional Study Museum in Nikolskoye on Bering Island in the Commander Islands, Kiiyakina has a strong commitment to her culture.
In the last two years, after the break up of the Soviet Union, the Commander Islands were left orphaned.
Moscow [Russia], July 18 ( ANI ): An earthquake, measuring 7.7 on the Richter Scale, hit the area on the Commander Islands on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.
A 4th species representing yet a 4th genus, the Northern Gray Hakeling (Lepidion schmidti), was thought likely to occur in Alaska (Mecklenburg and others 2002) because it has been collected from the Commander Islands in the western Bering Sea (Sheiko and Tranbenkova 1998).
Late in mid 19th century they ceased breeding there, and by the end of 19th century they were "nearly extinct" on the Commander Islands (Stejneger, 1898).
Later, the USCG Shoshone took us to the Soviet Commander Islands. We first landed in Nikolskoe, Bering Island, where I saw three posters, one each for Hirohito, Mussolini, and Hitler, each depicting a crushing defeat.

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