Unimak


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Unimak

(o͞o`nĭmăk, yo͞o`–), volcanic island, 70 mi (113 km) long, off W Alaska. It is the largest of the Aleutian Islands, and nearest to the Alaska PeninsulaAlaska Peninsula,
SW Alaska, extending 500 mi (800 km) SW from the mainland, separating Bristol Bay and the Bering Sea from Cook Inlet, the Shelikof Strait, and Pacific Ocean.
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. Mt. Shishaldin (9,980 ft/3,042 m), an intermittently active volcano, is on Unimak.
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Locations of the 176 sightings radiate from Unimak Pass (in particular near Dutch Harbor, where vessel activity is highest), east to Port Moller (160.6[degrees]W longitude), west to Kanaga Island (177.2[degrees]W longitude), and north to 58.7[degrees]N latitude between St.
In July, the M/V Laura Maersk became disabled and adrift in Unimak Pass.
WHEREAS, the Great Alaskan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 27, 1964 was the second largest (9.2 megathrust) in the world and devastated several Alaskan communities and killed 124 people in Alaska, California, and Oregon; and WHEREAS, the 1946 Aleutian Tsunami killed 159 people in Hawaii, five in Alaska, and one in California, and generated a 100-foot tsunami that destroyed the lighthouse at the Scotch Cap Coast Guard Station on Unimak Island; and WHEREAS, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) operates the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, to issue tsunami warnings, advisories and watches for the United States and Canada; and
microcephalus were collected in 2013, one collected from Puget Sound and the other from Unimak Pass in the northern Gulf of Alaska (see details for all collections in Table 1).
(2) Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences University of Makeni (UNIMAK), Sierra Leone
Predation on gray whales and prolonged feeding on submerged carcasses by transient killer whales at Unimak Island, Alaska.
The Aleutians stretch from Unimak Island approximately 1600 km west to Attu Island (Fig.
Subducting plate geology in three great earthquake ruptures of the western Alaska margin, Kodiak to Unimak. Geosphere, 8.
This is a consequence of larval dispersal via the Alaska Coastal Current, which moves northwestward along mainland Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska, then though Unimak Pass into the Bering Sea (Bunch et al.
(115) Plaintiffs included the Freezer Longline Coalition; Alaska Seafood Cooperative; The Groundflsh Forum; Alaska Groundfish Cooperative; Cascade Fishing, Inc.; M/V Savage, Inc.; Ocean Peace, Inc.; The Fishing Company of Alaska, Inc.; Alaska Juris, Inc.; Alaska Spirit, Inc., Washington corporations; United States Seafood, LLC; Alaska Alliance, LLC; Alaska Legacy, LLC; Seafreeze Alaska 1, LLC; Alaska Vaerdal, LLC; Iquique U.S., LLC; Unimak Vessel, LLC; Cape Horn Vessel, LLC; Rebecca Irene Vessel, LLC; Tremont Vessel, LLC; Arica Vessel, LLC, Washington limited liability companies; FCA Holdings, Inc., an Alaska Corporation; O'Hara Corporation, a Maine corporation; and AK Victory, Inc., a Washington corporation.
Outfitter Phil Byrd says Unimak is the top choice for a B&C-sized brownie with skulls averaging 26 inches--bigger even than Kodiak bears.