Aleutian Islands

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Aleutian Islands
Aleutian Islands xrmap.png
Geografie
Location Paceefic Ocean, Bering Sea
Tot islands >300
Major islands Unalaska Island
Aurie 6,821[1] sq mi (17,670 km2)
Lenth 1,200 mi (1,900 km)
Admeenistration
State, Krai Alaska, Kamchatka Krai
Lairgest settlement Unalaska (pop. 4,283)
Demografics
Population 8,163 (2000)
Ethnic groups Aleut

The Aleutian Islands (/əˈljʃən/;[2][3] possibly frae Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain o 14 lairge volcanic islands an 55 smawer anes alangin tae baith the Unitit States an Roushie.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Encyclopædia Britannica Online.
  2. "Aleutian". OxfordDictionaries.com. OUP. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  3. "Aleutian". Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  4. "Aleutian Islands". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 

Coordinates: 52°05′49″N 173°30′02″W / 52.09694°N 173.50056°W / 52.09694; -173.50056