Wind and waves - the forces of nature dominate the Aleutian Islands. This chain of islands is vast, stretching 1,200 miles (1,900 kilometers) across the North Pacific. Maps are crucial to not only planning a visit to this far-off place, but also to understanding how geography shaped the stories of this campaign in World War II.
Did You Know?
The waters around Unalaska Island are one of the few places in the world to find the rare whiskered auklet.