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Moments Rightly Placed: An Aleutian Memoir

Along a thousand-mile chain of treeless and windswept islands, Unalaska is perched at the end of the world, or, as some prefer to say, the beginning. In 1964, Ray Hudson, 22, landed in Unalaska village with a brand-new college degree, eager to teach.

Important places

Aleutian Islands (84)


Aleutians East (83)


Alaska (1,096)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Unimak Island (8)
Alaska Range (82)
Aleutian Islands (88)