60[degrees] E; 22,474 ha) are in the Near Islands
group in the western range of the Aleutian archipelago and part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.
Fish and Wildlife Service's Alaska Marine Mammals Management Office in Anchorage, monitoring sea otters (Enhydra lutris) and other marine mammals around the Near Islands
and other Aleutian Islands might not be possible without support from the Alaska Maritime Refuge's research vessel, the M/V Tiglax (pronounced (TEKH-lah--the Unangan or Aleut word for eagle).
naval attacks during World War II near islands
between Okinawa and Kagoshima prefectures, government officials said.
Beijing: Japan scrambled fighter jets Thursday to head off a number of Chinese military planes near islands
at the centre of a territorial dispute, Japanese media said.
Up to 430 turtle nests have been located near islands
off the UAE coast, he added.
The incident occurred in the East China Sea, near islands
claimed by both countries.
The Aleutians comprise four main groups: Fox Islands, nearest to the mainland, including Unalaska, Unimak, Umnak and Akutan; Andreanof Islands, including Amlia, Atka, Adak, Kanaga and Tanaga; Rat Islands, including Amchitka and Kiska; and Near Islands
, the smallest and westernmost group, including Agattu and Attu.