detailed Map of Alaska and other state maps
Shown above is a basic Map of Alaska, depicting cities, water bodies, and bordering territories. Scroll down for a more detailed Alaska map.
On a scaled to size Map Of Alaska, the distance from the eastern edge to the western edge of Alaska about equals the distance across the entire United States from coast to coast.
facts about alaska
- Alaska is America's largest state, located in the extreme northwestern part of the continent. Alaska is both the largest and the least densely populated state in the United States. In fact, the state of Alaska is more than twice the size of Texas, which is the second largest state in America.
- The capital of Alaska is Juneau.
- The largest cities in Alaska are Anchorage and Fairbanks. There is a very upscale train that travels between these two cities.
- In Fairbanks, the temperature extremes are most severe, with summer days reaching up into he nineties, and winters as cold as sixty degrees below zero.
- Despite being part of the United States, Alaska is separated from the mainland by about 500 miles of Canada, and the western tip of Alaska is just across the Bering Strait from Russia.
- Because of its many islands, Alaska has about 34,000 miles of tidal shoreline. What's more, the state of Alaska is also home to more than 3 million lakes. Needless to say, fishing is very popular around here.
- Alaska has a relatively high percentage of indigenous people. Among them are the Tlingit, the Haida, and the Inuit tribes.
- The total population of Alaskan natives hovers at around five percent.
detailed Map of Alaska
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