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Alaska is the largest state of the United States of America located in the extreme northwest portion of the North American continent. It is situated on Alaska Peninsula, the largest peninsula in the Western Hemisphere. Alaska does not border any U.S. state. Alaska lies on the Arctic Circle
State Nickname - The Last Frontier Motto: North To The Future
Origin of the Name Alaska - The word Alaska is from the Aleut Indian word "alaxsxaq" that mean the mainland or shore.
Alaska adopted the flag for official state use in 1959. The blue field represents the sky, the sea, and mountain lakes, as well as Alaska's wildflowers. Emblazoned on the flag are eight gold stars: seven in the constellation the Big Dipper. The eighth being the North Star, representing the northern most state.
The moose, the largest member of the deer family is a large animal with long legs and distinctive antlers. The front legs are longer than the rear legs.
Alaska's state flower is the alpine forget-me-not. It was chosen in 1949. The alpine forget-me-not is a perennial that grows 5 to 12 inches high in alpine meadows. The best time to see the alpine forget-me-not is midsummer, from late June to late July.
Alaska is the least densely populated state in the U.S. with 0.4247 people per square kilometer The Alaska Native population includes Eskimos, Indians, and Aleuts. About half of all Alaska Natives are Eskimos.
State Capital - Juneau State Capital - Juneau Juneau is Alaska's capital and its third largest city. It has been the capital of Alaska since 1906 It has a population of over 30,000. Located at the foot of Mount Juneau, across from Douglas Island, Juneau is accessible only by air and sea, but was a pivotal part of the Gold Rush of the late 1800s. Juneau offers travelers a wide variety of attractions such as the Alaska State and Juneau-Douglas City Museums, the Mt. Roberts Tram, the Mendenhal glacier and the Tongass National Forest.
Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage is a modern city set in the south-central area of the state. Surrounded by glaciers, shoreline and mountains, the city of 200,000 offers a unique mix of wildlife and city life.
Russian culture was an early and prominent influence as can be seen by the Russian Orthodox churches scattered throughout many of Alaska's cities.
One of the attractions is Alaska's official sport: dog-sledding or "mushing".
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