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Camping In Alaska What To See And Do While You Are There

"Welcome to the Great Land Of The Midnight Sun Alaska"

Ketchikan Creek Street Photo By Eugeniy Kalinin

Ketchikan Creek Street Photo By Eugeniy Kalinin

These books will help you plan your trip to Alaska

Here are some interesting facts about Alaska

Statehood:  January 3, 1959.

Capitol:  Juneau.

Name Origin:  Russian version of Aleutian word "Alakshak" meaning "great lands" or "peninsula.".

Nickname:  Last Frontier, Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun.

Land Area:  570,374 sq. mi., Largest state in the US.

Largest Cities: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, Soldotna.

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State Bird:  Willow Ptarmigan

State Flower:  Forget Me Not.

State Tree:  Sitka spruce.

State Slogan:  Beyond Your Dreams, Within Your Reach (State slogans change frequently and some states have more than 1, so we will do the best we can in figuring out which one to use).

Recommended Reading: Traveler's Guide to Alaskan Camping: Alaska and Yukon Camping with RV or Tent (Traveler's Guide series)

Here Are Some Great Videos All About Alaska


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Near Tracy Arm Fjord Picture By Peter Mulligan

Near Tracy Arm Fjord Picture By Peter Mulligan

Hopefully, this information will help you when you are camping in Alaska.

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