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The Last Frontier
   is a nickname for the state of   
Alaska
Unofficial nickname. Nicknamed because of its opportunities and many lightly settled regions.
Alaska
   state capital is   
Juneau
Denali National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1917, encompasses 9,492 mi².
Gates Of The Arctic National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1980, encompasses 13,238 mi².
Katmai National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1980, encompasses 5,288 mi².
Kenai Fjords National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1980, encompasses 1,094 mi².
Kobuk Valley National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1980, encompasses 2,609 mi².
Glacier Bay National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1980, encompasses 5,130 mi².
Wrangell - St Elias National Park
   is located in   
Alaska
Founded in 1980, encompasses 20,587 mi².
Alaska
   has the state flower   
Forget-Me-Not
Alaska
   has the Postal Abbreviation   
AK
1867
      
The United States Purchased Alaska from Russia
Alaska
   has the motto   
"North To The Future"
Alaska
   flag is   

A blue field representing the sky, the sea and mountain lakes with Ursa Major and the North Star in gold.The flag was created by 13 year old Benny Benson in a 1927 contest.
Vitus Bering
      
Sailed the Seas off Alaska and NE Siberia
Danish explorer who sailed from 1725-1730 for Tsar Peter the Great of Russia to see whether or not Asia and N. America were connected. The Bering Strait is named for him.
Alaska Botanical Garden
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Anchorange, Alaska. 110 acres of perennials, herbs, Alpine rock, and native Alaskan forest gardens.
White Fang (1991)
   was set in   
Alaska
Based on the Jack London novel
Alaska
   has   
A Grizzly Bear Fishing
Joined union in 1959, quarter released in 2008
Sitka, Barrow, Nome
   are all   
Cities in Alaska
Talkeetna Mountains
   are situated in   
Alaska
Kigluaik Mountains
   are situated in   
Alaska
Alaska
   the highest point is   
Mt. McKinley (Denali) 20,320 Feet
Aniakchak National Monument
   is located in   
Alaska
Misty Fiords National Monument
   is located in   
Alaska
Alaska
      
Is the Northern-most State
Alaska
      
Is the Western-most State
North to Alaska (1960)
   starred   
John Wayne, Stewart Granger and Ernie Kovacs
Director: Henry Hathaway. Also starred Fabian, Capucine & Mickey Shaughnessy. Comedy/western. Sam (JW) and George (SG) strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiance back to Alaska...
Anchorage
   is situated in   
Alaska
Archdiocese
Fairbanks
   is situated in   
Alaska
Juneau
   is situated in   
Alaska
Alaska
   has the   
Willow Ptarmigan
(Lagopus lagopus)1955
You Do Not Need a License to Carry a Concealed Slingshot in Haines, Alaska
   is   
False
Citation: 9.24.020 Concealed weapons law.
Alaska
   has a population of   
683,478
48th among all States and Territories
Land of the Midnight Sun
   is a nickname for the state of   
Alaska
Unofficial nickname. The midnight sun is a phenomenon where the sun remains visible at the local midnight.
Gulf of Alaska
   is located in the   
Pacific Ocean
Libby Riddles
   was/were the first   
Woman to Win the Iditerod Dogsled Race in Alaska
1985
Alaska Peninsula
   is located in   
The U.S.A.
Alaska
University of Alaska
   is in   
Fairbanks
Flagship campus
Yukon River
   runs through   
Alaska
1980 miles long
Alaska Maritime
   is located in   
Alaska
Protects more than 2400 islands, islets, sea stacks, rocks, reefs, and headlands
Arctic
   is located in   
Alaska
8 million acres hosting 45 species of land and marine mammals
Kodiak
   is located in   
Alaska
Est. 1941, protects roughly two-thirds of Kodiak Island and 2500 Kodiak brown bears
Yukon Delta
   is located in   
Alaska
19.6 million acres, protects the sprawling treeless wetland plain of southwest Alaska
Sam McCord
   was played by John Wayne in   
North To Alaska (1960)
49th
   state to join the union was   
Alaska
January 3, 1959
Alaska
   joined the U.S.A in   
1959
January 3, 1959
Alaska
   is located in   
North America
North To Alaska
   was performed by   
Johnny Horton
1960
1959
   was the year   
Alaska Became the 49th US State
First outside the 48 contiguous states
Alaska Plain
   is found in the   
Pacific Ocean






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