Book Description: A wealth of natural treasures remains to be discovered throughout our world's oceans. This lavishly illustrated book takes the reader on an underwater journey in the nearshore waters of Alaska's remote and pristine Aleutian Islands. It features 115 color photos of the astoundingly diverse and beautiful undersea world of the Aleutians, recorded by research divers from 2004 to 2007. Authors provide fascinating natural history information and an overview of the geography, geology, and oceanography of the 1,200-mile archipelago. In addition to sharing the awe-inspiring experience of the divers as they encountered the spectacular beauty of the underwater Aleutians ecosystems, the photographs in this book are a powerful means of educating others about science and the need to preserve nature's splendor.