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  Unalaska, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Unalaska is a small city on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Islands, off the coast of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Dutch Harbor is within the city limits of Unalaska and is connected to Unalaska by a bridge.
In 1825, the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Ascension of Christ was built in Unalaska.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Unalaska,_Alaska   (659 words)

 Where in the world is Unalaska?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Unalaska Island is often referred to as “the Rock”, and a place “at the end of the world.” In fact Unalaska Island is near the beginning of the Aleutian Archipelago, a curving sweep of volcanic islands in the northern Pacific Rim.
The exact location of Unalaska is between latitudes 55¾ 15’ and 54¾ N and between longitudes 166¾ and 168¾W. The Aleutian Archipelago stretches in an arch, 1,000 miles, from North America to Asia.
Unalaska Island is approximately 90 miles long, 35 miles across at its widest section, and is the second largest island in the Aleutians.
www.gbgm-umc.org /unalaskaumc/comun3.html   (209 words)

 Unalaska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The island of Unalaska is approximately 80 square miles in size with an elevation as high as 6,680 feet at the top of Makushin Volcano.
Aleut and Russian heritage is prevalent in Unalaska.
The Unalaska Airport, at the Port of Dutch Harbor, is served by four major Alaskan airlines: Mark Air, Alaska Airlines, Reeve Aleutian Airways and Peninsula Air.
alaskan.com /places/unalaska.html   (1293 words)

 Unalaska Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Unalaska is an island in the Fox Islands group in the middle of the Aleutian Islands southwest of Alaska, at 53°54′ N 166°32′ W.
The town of Unalaska, Alaska covers part of the island and the Dutch Harbor part of neighboring Amaknak Island.
Several theories about its origin exist; one is that the name comes from the word Unanak which is the name the Aleuts of the Fox Islands use to designate themselves, like Unangan in other dialects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Unalaska_Island   (110 words)

 High school student paper: Global Warming Effects on Fishing in Unalaska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chris Hladick, the City Manager for Unalaska said, "80% of Unalaska's work force is either directly or indirectly related to fishing." Commercial fishing and fish processing are the major economic components, and the fishing and port-related service sectors are well developed (Figure 1).
Unalaska represents just over 80% of the population of the Western Aleutians, and a large number of the major employers listed for the Western Aleutians are headquartered in Unalaska or do business in Unalaska.
Certainly, Unalaska is a driving force in the economy of the Western Aleutians, and statistics for the region may parallel statistics for Unalaska to some degree.
www.uaf.edu /seagrant/nosb/papers/2005/unalaska-raiders.html   (3233 words)

 Unalaska Department of Public Safety
The name of UNALASKA is rooted in the changes which a native Aleut word has experienced over the last two hundred years.
Unalaska Island may have derived its name from the proximity to the Alaskan Peninsula.
Thus, "Unalaska" does not mean not-Alaska, the name defines its geographical location in terms of the Alaska Peninsula.
www.usacops.com /ak/p99685   (244 words)

 Unalaska on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Spruces planted on Unalaska by the Russians remain among the few trees in the Aleutians.
The main towns on the island are Unalaska and Dutch Harbor.
Population in Alaska's isolated Unalaska soars during fishing season.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/u/unalaska.asp   (475 words)

 Alaska.com | Other cities & towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Unalaska, population 4,300, is on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain, 800 miles from Anchorage.
The Japanese bombed Unalaska in June 1942, two months after the city was incorporated, in the same campaign in which they seized Kiska and Attu islands.
Visitors should keep in mind that most of the land on Unalaska is owned by the Ounalashka Corp., a Native corporation, and a permit is required for crossing the land.
www.alaska.com /places/cities/other_cities/story/4565654p-4696325c.html   (1837 words)

 1999 NAC 119 City of Unalaska and Public Safety Employees Associations
In FY 1998,[3] Unalaska received approximately $2.64 million of its general fund revenues from raw fish sales tax and $6 million from the State of Alaska, as the City’s share of state fish taxes.
Also, the difficulties that Unalaska residents face are caused by some highly unique practical factors, which are very difficult to quantify, such as inaccessibility to medical/dental care, difficulty in obtaining consumer goods and a dearth of paved roads.
While the improvements may enhance the quality of life in Unalaska, they should not be paid for at the expense of public safety officers, whose wages have been falling behind those of their similarly-graded colleagues in City employment and need to be caught up.
www.lawmemo.com /arb/award/1999/119.htm   (6739 words)

 Dutch Harbor/Unalaska : Introduction | Frommers.com
Unalaska may be the best current example of the American cultural phenomenon of the frontier boomtown.
Unalaska also was a key refueling stop for steamers carrying gold rush stampeders to Nome a century ago, which brought an epidemic that killed a third of the indigenous population.
The Aleut people were removed from the islands for the duration of the war and interned in inadequate housing in Southeast Alaska, where many died of disease.
www.frommers.com /destinations/dutchharborunalaska/1530010001.html   (678 words)

 Bering Sea.com: Communities: Unalaska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On June 3, 1942, Unalaska was attacked by the Japanese.
Unalaska is a rapidly-growing and culturally-diverse community, primarily focused on fishing and fish processing activities.
Unalaska's economy is based on commercial fishing, fish processing, and fleet services such as fuel, repairs and maintenance, trade and transportation.
www.beringsea.com /communities/index.php?community=382   (1175 words)

 Alaska: Unalaska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Even in Alaska, where such contradictions are common, Unalaska (interchangeably known to nonresidents as Dutch Harbor, or simply Dutch) stands apart by virtue of degree.
But to travelers and residents alike, what defines Unalaska isn't its natural beauty or manmade grubbiness, but its isolation and the tenuous strands that link it to the rest of the world.
Unalaska is the only place I've ever heard the pilot announce, as he revved his engines for takeoff on a windy, rain-spattered October evening, "OK, hang on-here we go." Once airborne, the 737 thumping upward through turbulence, the packed cabin broke into spontaneous applause.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3787/is_200309/ai_n9275037   (1192 words)

Unalaska is about 2,000 miles from both San Francisco and Honolulu.
Attacked from the air by the Japanese, this was the concentration of the Allied air defenses and Army troops.
On June 3 and 4, 1942, Unalaska was the first in a series of four Aleutian islands attacked by Japanese carrier-borne aircraft.
www.pacificwrecks.com /provinces/alaska_unalaska.html   (286 words)

 Relocating and Moving to Unalaska, Alaska
Location: Unalaska is strategically located 50 miles near the Great Circle route to the Orient on the Bering Sea coast of Unalaska Island, 800 air miles southwest of Anchorage and 1,140 miles from Seattle.
Unalaska is recognized both as a regional transportation hub and an international trade center.
A vital segment of Unalaska's business sector is service, repair and maintenance to the domestic and foreign fishing fleets, plus service to on and offshore-based processors.
www.drelocation.com /Alaska/unalaska.htm   (484 words)

 Alaska Journal of CommerceEndangered species concerns likely to delay Unalaska project 02/18/01
Former Unalaska Mayor Frank Kelty, now a natural resources analyst on the city's staff, told state legislators in Juneau on Jan. 30 that his city may have to do a formal environmental impact statement on a much-needed small boat harbor project because of lawsuits by environmental groups over Steller ducks, a threatened species.
Two hundred of the ducks overwinter near Unalaska's harbor, which is an intensely used marine industrial facility, he said.
Unalaska has been the nation's top fisheries port for more than a decade, Kelty told a luncheon gathering of lawmakers, according to data compiled by the National Marine Fisheries Service.
www.alaskajournal.com /stories/021801/loc_project.shtml   (381 words)

 Untitled Document
Unalaska overlooks Iliuliuk Bay and Dutch Harbor on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain.
Unalaska is primarily non-Native, although the community is culturally diverse due to fish processing activities.
Unalaska has a budding tourist industry and a new Convention and Visitors Bureau.
www.alaskacommercial.com /Cities/DutchHarbor/Dutch.html   (605 words)

 History of Unalaska/Dutch Harbor
When you visit Unalaska, you will be able to learn about the Unangan culture and the days of the Russian fur traders.
He serves as priest at Unalaska for 35 years until his death on 1883; he travels extensively, records scientific observations, and translates material into Aleut.
Tuck leaves Unalaska and the mission is directed by Agnes Sowle who marries Dr. Albert Newhall.
www.unalaska.info /history.htm   (641 words)

 PBS - Harriman: Dutch Harbor/Unalaska
The town is connected to the larger Unalaska Island by bridge.
The Unangan people, the first inhabitants of Unalaska Island, lived at the mouth of a salmon-filled stream, protected from the sea by a natural land spit.
This was the largest fishing boat disaster since the early 1980s, a dramatic reminder of the danger that underlies the fishing industry in Unalaska.
www.pbs.org /harriman/current/profiles/dutch.html   (654 words)

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The Unalaska Bay Section consists of all waters of the Unalaska Bay District south of a line from Priest Rock at 54°00.48' N. lat., 166°22.67' W. long.
Waters of the Unalaska Bay Section of the Alaska Peninsula-Aleutian Islands Herring Management Area will be extended to commercial herring fishing with seine gear for 24 hours from NOON Friday, July 16 until NOON Saturday, July 17.
The Unalaska Bay Section consists of all waters of the Unalaska Bay District south of a line from Priest Rock at 54° 00.48' N. lat., 166° 22.67' W. long.
www.cf.adfg.state.ak.us /region4/finfish/herring/04akpen_f&b.php   (6122 words)

 Unalaska/Dutch Harbor Chamber of Commerce: Unalaska History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By 1910 the number of settlements had dropped to 4 and the population of the village of Unalaska was 281.
Dutch Harbor and Unalaska became a major coaling and supply station for vessels bound for the Bering Sea and Arctic Ocean.
Following the bombing of Dutch Harbor and Unalaska, Unangan were sent to relocation camps in southeast Alaska for the duration of the war.
www.digitalchain.com /undutcoc/cocunhistory.htm   (408 words)

 Unalaska Police   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Unalaska police division is part of the Unalaska Department of Public Safety.
The police division is the primary law enforcement entity for the community of Unalaska.
Unalaska Department of Public Safety, PO Box 370 Unalaska, AK 99685 Phone (907) 581-1233 Fax (907) 581-5024
dps.ci.unalaska.ak.us /police.html   (266 words)

 Dutch Harbor Jobs
The town of Unalaska is located on Unalaska, the largest island in the Aleutians, and just across the Bridge-to-the-Otherside from Dutch Harbor and its island, Amaknak.
Unalaska's airport is somewhat of a legend itself.
Unalaska and Dutch Harbor are not for the faint-of-heart.
www.jobmonkey.com /alaska/html/dutch_harbor.html   (673 words)

 Global Outfitters--Kajak Sport--Unalaska
Unalaska is a high-quality sea kayak with the same fit and finish of all other Kajak Sport boats.
If you're looking to share your experience on the water, the Unalaska offers a superb blend of features, storage and performance.
The Unalaska is also a joy to carry: it weighs only 75 pounds!
www.gokajaksport.com /Pages/unalaska.html   (90 words)

 Unalaska, Alaska (Cities)
Unalaska overlooks Dutch Harbor on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain.
During WWII, Unalaska was attacked by the Japanese.
Unalaska's economy is based on commercial fishing, fish processing, and fleet services.
www.ohwy.com /usa/alaska/unalaska   (167 words)

 Features - Unalaska.AK
The new 21,875 square foot facility was constructed in 1992 with user, corporate, and community donations, and financial assistance from the State of Alaska and the City of Unalaska.
The City approved and created six local improvement districts (LIDs) to extend mainline water and sewer to various residential districts and subdivisions, and is currently obtaining state funding to help with the cost of another LID to Upper Nirvana Hill.
The City paid to refurbished a home in Downtown Unalaska in the mid-1990s, which is occasionally used as a visitor’s center.
www.hyettpalma.com /features/unalaska_p.html   (1315 words)

 Alaska Business Monthly: Unalaska development. (multibusiness project in Unalaska)(Construction)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The face of Unalaska is changing, as the city gears up for a new 70-acre, $50 million multibusiness project that will include a 105-room hotel, shopping center, office and retail space, post office and dock facilities.
Alaska Diversified Properties will develop the project, dubbed Margaret Bay, on land leased from the Aleutian Development Corp., a subsidiary of Unalaska's Native village corporation, Ounalashka Corp.
The go-ahead for the project was given at the end of May, after more than a year of negotiations.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:11228480&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (159 words)

 Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News: Unalaska, Alaska-Based Seafood Company Buys Rival, Share of Fishery.@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oct. 18 -- UNALASKA, Alaska -- Icicle Seafoods, one of the state's top salmon processors, purchased Victor Seafoods and a share of the Bering Sea pollock fishery Tuesday.
Victor operates a 380-foot processing ship, Northern Victor, which anchors in Unalaska Island's Beaver Inlet near Dutch Harbor during pollock seasons.
It has a share of the Bering Sea pollock quota for on-shore plants.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:57644529&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (187 words)

 Welcome to the Unalaska/Port of Dutch Harbor Convention & Visitors Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There are daily flights from Anchorage, Alaska to *Unalaska or Ferry and Fly.
This would be the perfect place for anyone on their way to Alaska to overnight and dream about the adventures.
PenAir is the only airline with a hub in Unalaska and is depended on to provide scheduled and charter service to the surrounding communities and for support to the commercial fishing industry.
www.unalaska.info /transportation.htm   (669 words)

 Bailstop: Bail Bonds Services | Unalaska Court in Unalaska, AK
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www.bailstop.com /locations/Unalaska_Court_49A56041810640D38CB5EC8ACD82E917.asp   (1158 words)

 EO Natural Hazards: Oil Spill off Unalaska Island
As of December 17, oil had been spotted hugging the northern shores of Unalaska Island from the northern shores of Makushin Bay past Pumicestone Bay, the long narrow inlet directly south of the wrecked vessel.
This true color image of Unalaska Island provides perspective on the extent of the spill.
The spill has the potential to severely impact environmentally sensitive regions on and near the island’s northwest coast where sea birds, sea lions, otters, seals, and salmon live.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /NaturalHazards/natural_hazards_v2.php3?img_id=12630   (336 words)

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