Aleutian Islands

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Aleu·​tian Islands | \ ə-ˈlü-shən How to pronounce Aleutian Islands (audio) \

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islands of southwestern Alaska extending in an arc 1700 miles (2735 kilometers) southwest and west from Alaska Peninsula to a point beyond the 180th meridian — see andreanof islands, fox islands, near islands, rat islands

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“Aleutian Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aleutian%20Islands. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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