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The northernmost state of the United States. It ranks first in terms of total land area and 47th in terms of population.

Asked in Animal Life, Alaska, Bodies of Water

What bodies of water border the state of Alaska?

Alaska is bordered by the Pacific Ocean (including the Gulf of Alaska), the Arctic Ocean (including the Beaufort Sea), and the Bering Sea. ...
Asked in Geography, Alaska, Volcanoes

What damage was caused by the 2009 Mount Redoubt eruption?

it caused floods from melting glaceirs, and the plume height was 60,000 feet up. ...
Asked in Alaska, United States of America, Lewis and Clark

Corps of Discovery in 1805 happend in what state?

It followed the Missouri River into and over the Rocky Mountains into Oregon Territory. ...
Lela Bradtke asked in Geography, Alaska, United States of America, Canada

Why is Alaska part of the USA and not Canada?

Although Alaska shares a long border with Canada and is geographically separate from the contiguous 48 states, it’s never been part of Canada. The United States of America purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 million, and it became the forty-ninth state in 1959. Russia had started colonizing Alaska in the 1700s, so it was never part of the French and British colonies that would eventually become Canada....
Asked in Alaska

What is the the capital of Alaska?

Juneau is the capital city in Alaska.
Asked in Alaska, Anchorage

How long does it take mail to get from Juneau Alaska to Anchorage Alaska?

The Postal Service asks that we give them seven days. Typically it only takes two or three days provided everything runs smoothly. ...
Asked in Jobs, United States of America, Alaska, US Senators and Representatives

What number state is Alaska?

Alaska is the 49th state and was added to the Union on January 3, 1959 followed by Hawaii, the 50th state, on August 21, 1959. ...