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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]

Aleutian Islands
Aleutian Islands, outlined in red.png
Aleutian Islands ootlined in reid
Atka Island is locatit in North Paceefic
Atka Island
Atka Island
Location in the northren Paceefic Ocean
Geografie
Location Paceefic Ocean, Bering Sea
Tot islands >300
Major islands Unalaska Island
Aurie 6,821[1] sq mi (17,670 km2)
Lenth 1,200 mi (1,900 km)
Admeenistration
State, Krai Alaska, Kamchatka Krai
Lairgest settlement Unalaska (pop. 4,283)
Demografics
Population 8,163 (2000)
Ethnic groups Aleut

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