Alaska


What are some Alaskan animals July 31

Alaskan waterways are home to fish, including the Alaska blackfish, Pacific ocean perch, sockeye, coho salmon, chinook salmon, rainbow trout, lake trout and Arctic grayling. A few cold-blooded animals live in Alaska. They include the Eskimo arctic bu

What is the widest state July 31

What is the widest state
Credit: paul bica CC-BY 2.0 Hawaii is the 50th state in the United States and was inducted to the Union on Aug. 21, 1959. It is the only state that consists solely of islands, and it contain ...

What are some of the major landforms in Alaska July 31

What are some of the major landforms in Alaska
Credit: Scott Dickerson / Design Pics First Light Getty Images The Brooks Range is the northern most mountain range in Alaska. It runs for 720 miles across the state from its coast to its bo ...

How many days and nights are there in Alaska July 29

How many days and nights are there in Alaska
Credit:Daniel A. LeifheitMoment OpenGetty ImagesHowever, Barrow's extreme is not typical of the entire 663,300-square-mile state. North of the Arctic Circle, every city in Alaska gets at lea ...

Are there six months of darkness in Alaska July 29

Are there six months of darkness in Alaska
Credit:Daniel A. LeifheitMomentGetty ImagesThe further north a location is in Alaska, the more time of darkness there is during the winter. On the shortest day of winter, Juneau gets 6 hours ...

What is the largest state July 29

Alaska has more than 570,000 square miles of land area within its borders, while Texas contains over 261,000 square miles of land. California is the third largest state, with over 155,000 square miles of land. Montana is fourth with more than 145,000

What is Alaska's climate July 29

The climate of Anchorage and the southern coastal areas of Alaska is oceanic, which is actually more temperate than some U.S. cities known for having cold weather, such as Chicago and Minneapolis. The reason for this is the mitigating factor of the o

When was Alaska annexed July 29

The Alaska Statehood Act was signed by President Eisenhower on July 7th, 1958, but it was not enacted until January of 1959. The act allowed Alaska to enter the United States as the 49th state. When it was first purchased by the Russians, Alaska was

Where is the Copper River in Alaska July 29

The river's length is 287 miles, along which it is joined by 13 significant tributaries. Its widest section, at the Copper River Delta, spans 1 mile. Originating from the Copper Glacier on Mount Wrangell, the river begins flowing at the east side of

What continent is Alaska on July 29

The largest state in the U.S. in terms of area is Alaska and it is in the northwestern part of North America. This state is the union's 49th state as of 1959 and the capital is Juneau. To the north of Alaska is the Arctic Ocean and the Beaufort Sea;

What group of small islands forms the long tail of Alaska July 29

What group of small islands forms the long tail of Alaska
Credit:Scott Dickerson / Design PicsFirst LightGetty ImagesAccording to Reference.com, this island chain stretches approximately 1,200 miles from the Alaskan Peninsula into the Eastern Hemis ...

What is the largest state in America July 29

What is the largest state in America
Credit:Daniel A. LeifheitMoment OpenGetty ImagesThe addition of the 49th state added quite a large area to the United States. Alaska makes up around 20 percent of the area of the whole count ...

Which state is due north of Hawaii July 29

Which state is due north of Hawaii
Credit:Ron Dahlquist / Design PicsPerspectivesGetty ImagesAlaska is the state that is farthest north as well as east and west. The reason Alaska is recognized as both the easternmost and wes ...

When is the best time of the year to see whales in Alaska July 29

When is the best time of the year to see whales in Alaska
Credit:Gregory "Greg" SmithFlickrCC-BY-2.0As there are different types of whales, they can't all be seen at the same time. Grey whales can be seen during the months of April and Ma ...
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