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  Global Volcanism Program | Kiska | Summary
Conical Kiska volcano is the westernmost historically active volcano of the 2500-km-long Aleutian arc.
The volcano lies at the northern tip of the elongated Kiska Island, across a low isthmus containing East Kiska and West Kiska lakes.
Young, steep-sided blocky lava flows, primarily on the northern and SW flanks, have originated from vents at locations ranging from the summit to near sea level.
www.volcano.si.edu /world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1101-02-   (189 words)

  The Kiska Trilogy - A Children's Adventure Story
Canica disappears shortly after their international move, Kiska encounters danger in the form of a coyote, and the young girls are heartbroken and need comforting.
Kiska again relocates to another country, this time to Canada, where she encounters new struggles and abundant riches to add to her life puzzle.
Kiska fans will rejoice, and new readers will be won over by her deeply moving memoirs.
www.kiskalore.com   (996 words)

  Canadian Heroes - Private Henri Richard - Magazine Article: The Battle for Kiska
Constantly engulfed in fog and continuously swept by icy ocean winds, Kiska is part of the Aleutian Island chain of Alaska and lies in the North Pacific, its north shore bordering the Bering Sea.
Kiska suffers the worst sea-level weather in the world: eight clear days a year amidst an average of 250 days of rain and powerful winds and 100 days of bitter cold and dark.
He remembers Kiska as a land that he came to respect and admire, a place that he now describes as "very austere in its beauty." For Kiska was not always fog-bound, windswept, dark, wet and ominous.
canadianheroes.org /henri/the-battle-for-kiska-story.htm   (3414 words)

  Kiska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska is an island in the Aleutian Islands chain, south of Alaska.
Along with Attu, it was invaded and occupied by the Japanese as part of a diversionary attack during the Battle of Midway.
Kiska Inn Bed and Breakfast, Deadman's Flats A Canadian Alpine Chalet in the Rocky Mountains.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Kiska.html   (226 words)

Kiska is an island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska located at 52.1° N, 177.6° E. It is about 22 miles long and varies in width from 1.5 to 6 miles.
Following the Winter, Attu was liberated and Kiska was bombed once more for 2 1/2 months before a larger American force was allocated to defeat the expected larger than Attu Japanese garrison of 5,200 men.
Kiska Volcano is a stratovolcano, 8.5 by 6.4 km in diameter at its base and 1221 m (about 4000 feet) high, on the northern end of Kiska Island.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/k/ki/kiska.html   (801 words)

 D I A R Y - ofavoldemortfangirl (Kiska Svetlana)
Kiska has enjoyed a so-far well rounded education at Hogwarts and her parents hold high hopes for her for when she leaves school.
However Kiska has lied to them about which subjects she is taking, as she would prefer to open her own clothing store when she graduates rather than becoming a pureblood princess so to speak.
Kiska hopes to open her own store in Diagon Alley upon gradutation, and is trying to talk her parents into letting her leave Hogwarts as it will not benefit her chose career field and is holding her back, Kiska believes, from reaching her potential sooner.
www.geocities.com /voldemort_fangirl/kiska.html   (633 words)

Kiska originally lived in a "show" home but, as he was not suitable for the show ring, he was offered to us so that he could get involved in some outdoor activity and harness work.
Kiska took a while to shake off his show training, but quickly learnt that harness work was good fun.
Kiska was finally persuaded by his musher to part with the bloated wombat, but not before having punctured the skin thus releasing some rather noxious gasses for all to "enjoy"!
www.users.bigpond.com /windchill/kiska.htm   (396 words)

 Alaska magazine | Wilderness Adventurer: Kiska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska’s protected bay was probably one of the features that attracted the Japanese when their warships dropped 1,200 men there.
Except for all the reminders of war, Kiska is much the same as it was before World War II—fl-sand beaches into which your boots sink to the ankles, fields of rye grass that the wind knits into tangles, and tundra rustled by a cold breeze.
From this perch a person can see Kiska for what it is—a beautiful island that is slowly restoring itself to a deep, green place, where bald eagles have replaced people and Alaska is once again a world away from the nearest war.
www.alaskamagazine.com /stories/0904/adventurer.shtml   (1115 words)

 KISKA - Integrated Design Development
Integrated Design Development (IDD) is the KISKA concept that underpins all our values and everything we do.
Through IDD we channel our creativity, energy and insight to achieve design solutions that communicate our clients' messages and strengthen their brand values.
In this process Kiska synthesises basic market and brand strategic conclusions, the most important elements of the brand, the product, and its environment before developing a coordinated and targeted market response.
www.kiskadesign.com /kiska-design-process.htm   (112 words)

 WOLF PACKS® - In memory of Kiska, our first trail dog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska is the reason that Wolf Packs exists.
Kiska needed a backpack and so I made one for her.
Kiska now runs with her lifelong companion Kiba.
www.wolfpacks.com /kiska.htm   (146 words)

 Some General Info
Kiska does not perform anymore, but with Nootka, she and her do a few bows at the beginning of a petting session.
Kiska, Nootka and Hudson are all used for FC petting Sessions.
In 1981, Kiska, Kanduke* and Knootka* were later joined by Nootka 5 and in 1982, they were joined by Keiko*.
www.btinternet.com /~friendoftheorcas/sherie_new/Kiska.htm   (219 words)

 Cetacean Spirit - Kiska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska was taken from southeastern Iceland in October of 1979.
Kiska remained at King Waldorf's Theatre until Friendship Cove was constructed.
Kiska is the most active adult whale at the Cove.
www.anzwers.org /free/orcalibrary/kiska.htm   (341 words)

 Geologic Applications - InSAR and Land Surface Deformation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska volcano, the westernmost historically active volcano in the Aleutian arc, Alaska, is about 8 km in diameter at its base, 1220 m high, and occupies the northern end of Kiska island.
Sequential InSAR images of Kiska show that a circular area about 3 km in diameter centered near the summit subsided by as much as 10 cm from 1995 to 2001, mostly during 1999 and 2000.
Based on the shallow source depth, the copious amounts of steam during recent eruptions, and recent field reports of vigorous steaming and persistent ground shaking near the summit area, we attribute the subsidence to decreased pore-fluid pressure within a shallow hydrothermal system beneath the summit area.
edc.usgs.gov /Geo_Apps/VOL_kiska.html   (253 words)

 Kiska Island, Rat Islands group
Kiska Island was being revisited by one of our travelers.
His first time on the island was in May of 1943 when he was one member of the American and Canadian forces that landed on the island to recapture it from Japanese occupation.
Though it was a foggy morning when we hiked around Kiska, it is hard to imagine how dense the fog must have been in May of 1943.
home.comcast.net /~dkavanau/Kamchatka.Alaska/kiska/kiska.html   (325 words)

Shortly afterwards, an infantry battalion was moved to Kiska from Attu, which was captured on the 6th of June 1942.
Realizing how tenuous their occupation of Kiska was becoming, the Japanese secretly brought in I-Class submarines and other ships under the cover of darkness and fog to evacuate their troops from the island.
Amazingly, one of the few living creatures on Kiska that came to meet the invaders was Explosion, the dog owned by the sailors who had been captured over a year earlier by the invading Japanese forces.
www.hlswilliwaw.com /aleutians/kiska-homepage.htm   (853 words)

Kiska is a local trio of artists making music with an eye toward the moon and an ear into the static fury of the technological future.
One impressive quality of Kiska is the sheer magnitude of sound and scope they put on record, considering the complete lack of funding they likely had.
With Kiska, they're pulling a double-barrelled assault on the ears, multi-track recording be damned.
www.wishwash.com /html/kiska.shtml   (1124 words)

 Kiska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska is a beautiful female orca, at a total 18 feet long, she also weighs in at an 6,700 pounds (all measurements February 2004).
Kiska gave birth to Athena (fathered by Kandu) on August 8th, 2004.
Kiska also has "freckles" of fl on her right jaw line in her white throat patches.
www.freewebs.com /themarinelandfamily/kiska.html   (272 words)

 Kiska - Description   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From Miller and others (1998): "Kiska Volcano is a stratovolcano(also called a stratocone or composite cone).
"The southern part of Kiska Island has been glacially eroded, but the volcanoA vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases and ash erupt; also, the form or structure (usually conical) that is produced by the ejected material.
"Kiska Volcano is underlain and flanked on the south by the remains of an older composite volcano; a single K-Ar age of 5.5 +/- 0.7 m.y.
www.avo.alaska.edu /volcanoes/volcdesc.php?volcname=Kiska   (438 words)

 Motorcycle Design Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although a relative newcomer compared to previous recipients, Kiska received the award in recognition of his having promoted a design-led approach from KTM, and for pioneering "edge-design" in two-wheel applications.
To mark the occasion, Kiska was presented with the Honorary Membership at the MDA's Designers' Night at the Milan Science and Technology Museum, and gave a short seminar illustrating his company's work.
Gerald Kiska being presented with the Honorary Membership of the Motorcycle Design Association at the Museo Nationale della Scienza e della Technologia Leonardo Da Vinci in Milan on 15 November.
www.motorcycledesign.com /news/honorary/2005_Kiska.htm   (173 words)

 Japanese Submarines
Three midget submarines moored at the buoy in Kiska Harbor are strafed during the air attack, but the damage is minor.
Kiska is attacked by 11th Air Force Curtiss P-40 “Warhawk” fighters from Amchitka.
I-9, under Captain (Rear Admiral, posthumously) Fujii Akiyoshi, departs Paramushiro for Kiska to evacuate the personnel of the midget unit.
www.combinedfleet.com /Kiska.htm   (1140 words)

 Veterans Memorials to Visit in Alaska
In 1985, as part of the World War II Pacific Theme Study, the secretary of the Department of the Interior designated Kiska Harbor a National Historic Landmark to commemorate the Allied-Japanese campaign of 1942-43.
Considerably larger forces were allotted to the assault on Kiska than had been used at Attu, since the number of troops of the former island was known to have been several times as large as than on Attu Island.
However, during the invasion, lives were lost in the foul weather and from friendly fire.
www.ak-prepared.com /vetaffairs/kiska.htm   (303 words)

 Kiska - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kiska, island in the western part of the Aleutian chain of islands off Alaska’s west coast.
During World War II, the strategic importance of Alaska was belatedly recognized.
In June 1942 the Japanese occupied the islands of Attu and Kiska in...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Kiska.html   (97 words)

 PartingWishes.com - Online Memorial for Kiska Smith
One christmas my husband has layed the lights on the floor in the living room and Kiska layed herself in the middle of the lights and we layed the lights around her and took pictures for a christmas card.
Kiska had her favorite teams because of her daddy.
Kiska was in our lives for a very short time but always made us feel welcome in her home and was always there to welcome us in with a wagging tale and love Kista will live in our memories and hearts for ever.
www.partingwishes.com /memorials/view.asp?id=718   (823 words)

 Rusty Spell Dot Com: Kiska   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska is my favorite dog of all time.
This is young Kiska with his mommy, Liza Marshall.
Kiska was scared of loud noises and sometimes I had to protect him.
www.rustyspell.com /kiska.html   (93 words)

 Canmore  bed and breakfast B&B accommodations - Kiska Inn
Kiska Inn is the perfect place to stage your Canadian Rocky Mountain Holiday.
Kiska Inn is a Canadian Alpine Chalet with vintage flavour.
Kiska is an inspiring place close to adventures, natural forest, rivers, creeks and wildlife.
www.bbexpo.com /kiska   (237 words)

 WOLF PACKS® - In memory of Kiska, our first trail dog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiska is the reason that Wolf Packs exists.
Kiska needed a backpack and so I made one for her.
Kiska now runs with her lifelong companion Kiba.
wolfpacks.com /kiska.htm   (146 words)

 Bulletin Board for USS Kiska - AE 35   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My name is Stephen R. Kovaly from Erie, PA I served on the Kiska from 72/73.
I am a plankowner from the commisioning in Charleston and was discharged december 7,1973.
I will definetly fill in some of the Kiska's early history when time allows and hopefully be able to make it to the reunion in 2002.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageBulletinBoard/1,13492,201425|723060|M,00.html   (187 words)

 Amazon.com: Eight Paws to Georgia (Kiska Trilogy): Books: Pamela Bauer Mueller,Pamela Bauer Mueller,Naomi Weiler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although I am a "dog person", Kiska's disarming personality and dignity pulled me into her life and that of her mistress until I had finished the book in one sitting.
Kiska teaches us what that kind of love can do, if we give the animals that touch our lives the respect and adoration they deserve, right to the end.
Together with the accompanying illustrations, which at times are humorous, the author guides her readers through the many adventures and challenges that Kiska and Jasper face as they move from the rainy and cool Pacific Northwest to the warmth and humidity of the "deep South", adjusting to new adventures and surroundings.
www.amazon.com /Eight-Paws-Georgia-Kiska-Trilogy/dp/096850972X   (1218 words)

There was a strong concentration of enemy vessels at Kiska, this time being only a month and a half after the enemy had taken that island.
She reported heavy antisubmarine activity at the entrance to Kiska, and that she had ten torpedoes remaining.
The Kano Maru was sunk at Kiska Mr.
www.csp.navy.mil /ww2boats/grunion.htm   (953 words)

 Aleutian Islands
For the Japanese, Kiska without Midway no longer had any value as a base for patrolling the ocean between the Aleutian and Hawaiian chains, but Kiska and Attu did block the Americans from possibly using the Aleutians as a route for launching an offensive on Japan.
Repeated bombings of Kiska during the summer and into the fall convinced the Japanese that the Americans intended to recapture the island.
After threatening to land at Gertrude's Cove on Kiska's east side of the island, Corlett's men went ashore on the west side of the island; by 1600 a total of 6,500 troops were ashore.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/aleut/aleut.htm   (7052 words)

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