The Focus on Alaska expedition was held in July 2012 in the Aleutian Islands. The expedition started in Dutch Harbor and terminated in Kodiak Island.
INFORMATION ABOUT ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
The Aleutian Islands are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the U.S. state of Alaska and the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai. They form part of the Aleutian Arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, occupying an area of 6,821 sq mi (17,666 km2) and extending about 1,200 mi (1,900 km) westward from the Alaska Peninsula toward the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia, and mark a dividing line between the Bering Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
The islands, with their 57 volcanoes, form the northernmost part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. These Islands are most known for the battles and skirmishes that occurred there during the Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. It was one of only two attacks on the United States during that war