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The whalers of Akutan

Knut Bergesen Birkeland

The whalers of Akutan

an account of modern whaling in the Aleutian Islands

by Knut Bergesen Birkeland

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Published by Yale university press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Whaling -- Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Knut B. Birkeland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH381 .B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 171 p.
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6689516M
      LC Control Number26009596

      Unangan hunters near Akutan Island hunt humpback whales from their kayaks. The same technique was used by Suqpiaq whalers. Illustration by Henry Wood Elliot, , courtesy of the National Anthropological Archives, INV See more. The Akutan Zero in American markings undergoing testing at North Island [5] The Navy, and later the Army, pitted the captured Zero against the best fighters of the day: the P Lightning, the P Airacobra, the P Mustang, the F4F-4 Wildcat, the F4U Corsair. Lt. Cmdr.

      - The Whalers of Akutan by Knut B. Birkeland - Dated by Yale University Press These books are from a large collection of antique and vintage nautical volumes. Some of these volumes may show more advanced indications of wear, including moisture indications, rubbing and tearing to the bindings, detached pages and more. I know this isn't exactly scientific, but there's a photo in Men & Whales (, p. ) of a North Pacific right whale on the flensing plan of the Akutan whaling station in the Aleutian Islands that looks absolutely massive. It looked to be over (a guess, I might add) fifty feet and very rotund.

      Opening Night (aka Night at the Vulcan; ) finds Ngaio Marsh returning to the world of theatre--comfortable home turf for an author who claimed the theatre as her first passion. This time Marsh focuses on the back-stage antics going on as the players at the Vulcan Theater prepare for the opening of a new play by a brilliant, but difficult /5. Alaska State Library Historical Collections Bayers, Lloyd H., Captain Lloyd H. “Kinky” Bayers Collection, MS 10 Marine General Information Files [email protected] PO Box Juneau, Alaska


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The book includes several simple maps (some more useful than others) and a number of black-and white paintings, drawings, and photographs illustrating various aspects of our relationship with whales, from their exhibition to their death at our by: This book describes vividly the life and methods in a whaling station in Akutan in the Aleutian Islands, where blue whales and sperms were the chief catch.

The Whalers of Akutan: an Account of. AAF Host Moe Wassillie interviews whaling captain Guy Okako Sr. of Barrow about how early whalers prepared each year. Following the interview the film A Time For Whaling is shown in its entirety.

After the film Mr. Okakok shows whaling tools and compares tools used in Gambell and : Gwendolyn Higgins. The Akutan Zero, also known as Koga's Zero and the Aleutian Zero, was a type 0 model 21 Mitsubishi A6M Zero Japanese fighter aircraft that crash-landed on Akutan Island, Alaska Territory, during World War was found intact by the Americans in July and became the first flyable Zero acquired by the United States during the war.

It was repaired and flown by American test pilots. The whalers of Akutan; an account of modern whaling in the Aleutian Islands, (New Haven, Yale university press, ), by K. Birkeland (page images at HathiTrust) The cruise of the Esquimaux, steam whaler, to Davis Straits and Baffin Bay, April-October / (Liverpool: Liverpool Printing and Stationery Co., ), by A.

Barclay Walker. l The Whalers of Akutan; an Account of Modern Whaling in the Aleutian Islands. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. l7l pp. Birnie, P. International Regulation of Whaling: From Conservation of Whaling to Conservation of Whales and Regulation of Whale‑Watching.

The Akutan Zero was loaded into the USS St. Mihiel and transported to Seattle, arriving on August 1. From there, it was transported by barge to Naval Air Station North Island near San Diego where repairs were carefully carried out.

These repairs “consisted mostly of straightening the vertical stabilizer, rudder, wing tips, flaps, and canopy. Mean prices in all housing units: $99,; detached houses: $, Median gross rent in $ March cost of living index in Akutan: (near average, U.S.

average is ) Akutan, AK residents, houses, and apartments details. Percentage of residents living in poverty in % (% for White Non-Hispanic residents, % for Black residents, % for Hispanic or.

Makah Leaders See Culture Revitalized. The protests and controversy continued in Maywhen Makah whalers again set out in pursuit of gray whales, pursued in turn by protest boats. The level of confrontation remained high, and the Coast Guard continued to seize boats violating the exclusion zone.

Whaling in Norway involves subsidized hunting of minke whales for use as animal and human food in Norway and for export to Japan. Whale hunting has been a part of Norwegian coastal culture for centuries, and commercial operations targeting the minke whale have occurred since the early 20th century.

Some still continue the practice in the modern day.The whalers of Akutan; an account of modern whaling in the Aleutian Islands by Knut Bergesen Birkeland When the wind was a river: Aleut evacuation in World War II by Dean Kohlhoff Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predators by William Stolzenburg.Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Water Willoughby Ave., Ste.P.O.

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