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Ketchikan Creek Street Photo By Eugeniy Kalinin
These books will help you plan your trip to Alaska
Statehood: January 3, 1959.
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.
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)
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Near Tracy Arm Fjord Picture By Peter Mulligan
Hopefully, this information will help you when you are camping in Alaska.
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