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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 Alaska, Borders and Boundaries

What countries border Alaska?

Canada and Russia.
Asked in New York City, Alaska, Road Distance, Flight Times

How many miles between New York to Alaska?

2854 miles if you are going from new york city to juneau
Asked in Shopping, Beer and Brewing, Alaska

Can you buy Michelob Golden Light beer in New York?

No and you may refer to this response from Anhauser Busch, MO http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Can_you_buy_Michelob_golden_light_beer_in_Missouri ...
Asked in Alaska, Lakes and Rivers, Mississippi River

What does a river system do?

it transfers water from one place to another
Asked in Alaska

How can you get to Alaska by land?

Since Alaska is attached to North America, on the northwest corner, it can be reached by land from any other location in North America, just by driving on the roads. If, however, you live in Hawaii, it's going to be much harder. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Alaska, Seasons

Why does Alaska have 30 days of night?

On the November 31th the sun goes down, and remains below the horizon for 67 days until it re-appears on January 24th. During that time there is a decreasing amount of twilight each day, and on December 21st, the shortest day of the year, civil twilight in Barrow lasts for a mere 2 hours. ...
Asked in Meteorology and Weather, Alaska, Climatology and Climate Changes

What is Alaska's highest recorded temperature?

100°, Fahrenheit. This record high was recorded on June 27, 1915 at Fort Yukon. ...
Asked in Alaska

How did Valdez get its name?

The city of Valdez Alaska was named after a Spanish Naval Officer. His name was Antonio Valdés y Fernandez Bazán. ...
Asked in Geography, Alaska, Borders and Boundaries

What country is west of Alaska?

The only country (continent) west of Alaska (across the Bering Strait) is Russia. There is a small American island, Little Diomede Island, in between. ...
Asked in Alaska, Sweden

Is Alaska colder than Sweden?

It all depends on where you are in the state. But for the most part they are pretty similar. ...
Asked in Alaska, US Governors

Who is the Governor of Alaska?

The current governor of Alaska is Sean Parnell. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 2006, and became Governor when Sarah Palin resigned in 2009. He was elected in 2010 to a full term to run from January 2011 to January 2015. ...
Asked in Alaska

What doe Alaska's shape look like?

alaska's shape looks like sort of a man with a long beard that is sticking in to the ocean. Hope this helps ...
Asked in Alaska

How many males in Alaska?

Asked in History of the United States, Alaska

How long has Alaska been part of the US?

Alaska became the 49th state to the union in 1959.
Asked in History of the United States, History of Russia, Alaska

Why did America want Alaska?

Mostly to get Russia out of North America to clear any claims that they had in Oregon Territory. ...
Asked in Chicago, Alaska, Hotels and Lodging

What is info on the Jakter or Jakster Hotel?

I remember this hotel very well. It was red and black with stairs leading below ground level. I attended a grammar school in that area and students used to make jokes about the place. I know it's quite old and my dad said there is some interesting history connected with this place; he's not quite sure, but he thinks it might have something to do with Thomas Edison or something. I would love to learn about its history; it was always...
Asked in History of the United States, Alaska, Russia

Why did Russia sell Alaska to us?

Q: Why did Russia sell Alaska to us? C: Good Question! A: The Russian Empire discovered Alaska somewhere in the 1800's. At this particular time, every country in the world was extremely poor and had harsh challenges like, exploring new worlds, finding new supplies, and did not even good enough technologies. The world struggled from the Roman Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. The Russians suffered deeply from this. So, they sold Alaska to the Americans to gain more richness in their country. Today,...
Asked in Alaska, Demographics, Population

What is the population of Alaska?

The US Census figure for April 1, 2010 was 710,231.
Asked in Politics and Government, Alaska, Political Office Holders, US Governors

Who was the first governor of Alaska?

The first Governor of the State of Alaska was William A. Egan. The first Governor of Alaska Territory was Walter Eli Clark. The first Governor of the District of Alaska was John Henry Kinkead. ...
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. ...
Asked in Snow and Ice, Alaska

What is the 2011 - 2012 snow accumulation for anchorage?

There had been 90.2" as of January 23. You can track it yourself at the related link. ...