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Unalaska, Alaska print that page(0 KM)


The population was 4,283 at the 2000 census ; it is estimated to have shrunk to 3,836 by 2007. [ 2 ] Almost all of the community's port facilities are on Amaknak Island, better known as Dutch Harbor or just "Dutch". It is the largest fisheries port in the U.S. by volume caught. It includes

Aleutian World War II National Historic Area print that page(0 KM)

The Aleutian World War II National Historic Area is a U.S. National Historic Site on Amaknak Island in the Aleutian Island Chain of Alaska . It offers visitors a glimpse of both natural and cultural history, and traces the historic footprints of the U.S. Army Base, Fort Schwatka , located

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Sitka Spruce Plantation (Unalaska, Alaska) print that page(1 KM)

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ edit ] References ^ "National Register Information System" . National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. 2007-01-23 . http://www.nr.nps.gov/ .   ^ a b "Sitka Spruce Plantation" . National Historic

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Sitka Spruce Plantation print that page(1 KM)

Amaknak Island was naturally treeless. The afforestation was begun by Russians in 1805, in an attempt to make the Unalaska community self-sufficient in timber . [ 2 ] As of 1975, six of the originally planted trees still stood. [ 2 ] It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978

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Dutch Harbor Naval Operating Base and Fort Mears, U.S. Army print that page(1 KM)


On June 3, 1942, the Japanese navy attacked Dutch Harbor. Originally planned to start at the same time as the battle of Midway , it occurred a day earlier due to one-day delay in the sailing of Nagumo's task force. [ 4 ] 43 Americans and at least one Japanese died during the attacks, which

Battle of Dutch Harbor print that page(1 KM)


The Battle of Dutch Harbor took place on June 3-4, 1942, and was a minor air and naval battle of the Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II between Imperial Japanese Navy and United States Army and Navy forces. Contents 1 Overview 2 Background 3 Battle 4 Aftermath 5

Church of the Holy Ascension print that page(1 KM)


The Church of the Holy Ascension was built in 1826 by the Russian American Fur Company [ 3 ] . It played a significant role in evangelizing the indigenous people in then-Russian Alaska. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970. [ 2 ] [ 4 ] It was restored in 1998. The church

Amaknak Island print that page(1 KM)

Amaknak Island From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Location in Alaska Amaknak Island or Umaknak Island ( Amaxnax̂ [ 1 ] in Aleut ) is an islet in Unalaska Bay, northeast of Unalaska Island in the Fox Islands group of the Aleutian Islands

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Unalaska Airport print that page(2 KM)


The official name of the City of Unalaska's port is Dutch Harbor . That name is also applied to the portion of Unalaska on Amaknak Island, which is located across a bridge from the rest of the city on Unalaska Island. [ 3 ] Therefore the airport is sometimes referred to as Dutch Harbor Airport

Fox Islands (Alaska) print that page(13 KM)

The Fox Islands are a group of islands in the eastern Aleutian Islands of the U.S. state of Alaska . The Fox Islands are the closest to mainland North America in the Aleutian chain, and just east of Samalga Pass and the Islands of Four Mountains group. Inhabited by the Aleut for centuries

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