Seeing the sunset from Attu Island, the westernmost part of the U.S., is not as easy as it sounds

Seeing the sunset from Attu Island, the westernmost part of the U.S., is not as easy as it sounds

Officials plan ambitious cleanup effort for decades-old pollution on remote Attu Island | Alaska Dispatch News

Officials plan ambitious cleanup effort for decades-old pollution on remote Attu Island | Alaska Dispatch News

ALASKA (Listeni/əˈlæskə/) is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; its most extreme western part is Attu Island; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas–the southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest. Alaska is the largest state in the United…

ALASKA (Listeni/əˈlæskə/) is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; its most extreme western part is Attu Island; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas–the southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest. Alaska is the largest state in the United…

Military bunker, Attu Island, Alaska

Military bunker, Attu Island, Alaska

American troops are carted by tractor to the movies from an isolated camp in Massacre Valley, Attu Island, Aleutian Campaign, Alaska, 1943.

American troops are carted by tractor to the movies from an isolated camp in Massacre Valley, Attu Island, Aleutian Campaign, Alaska, 1943.

American troops are carted by tractor to the movies from an isolated camp in Massacre Valley, Attu Island, Aleutian Campaign, Alaska, 1943.

American troops are carted by tractor to the movies from an isolated camp in Massacre Valley, Attu Island, Aleutian Campaign, Alaska, 1943.

U.S. troops negotiate snow and ice during the Battle of Attu in May 1943

U.S. troops negotiate snow and ice during the Battle of Attu in May 1943

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