Aleutian Islands

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Aleutian Islands
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Geografie
Location Paceefic Ocean, Bering Sea
Total islands >300
Major islands Unalaska Island
Aurie 6,821[1] sq mi (Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character "". km2)
Lenth 1,200 mi (1,900 km)
Admeenistration
State, Krai Alaska, Kamchatka Krai
Lairgest settlement Unalaska (pop. 4,283)
Demographics
Population 8,163 (as of 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 Mairch 2012. 

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