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Latest Kasatochi Island Stories

2008-08-14 15:00:43

By Art Marroquin Alaska Airlines today resumed flights that were cancelled amid reports of ash spewing from the Kasatochi volcano in the Aleutian Islands.

2008-08-13 15:00:39

By Art Marroquin Alaska Airlines on Monday resumed flights that were canceled amid reports of ash spewing from the Kasatochi volcano in the Aleutian Islands.

2008-08-12 18:00:21

Thousands of air travelers have been stranded in Alaska by an ash plume from three volcanoes in the Aleutians, an airline official says. Kasatochi began showing signs of life last week, while Okmok and Mount Cleveland have also been threatening eruption.

2008-08-07 21:00:16

Two federal employees requested evacuation from an island in the Aleutians in Alaska because of tremors that might be harbingers of a volcanic eruption. The pair, both working for the U.S.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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