State of Alaska
150°W / 64°N 150°W / 64; -150Alaska (/əˈlæskə/) is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent. Bordering the state to the east is Yukon, ...
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Volcano In Alaska Sends Ash Spewing 20,000 Feet Up
A volcano eruption in Alaska sent ash 20,000 feet up in the air and prompted flight warnings, according to authorities.
Mt. McKinley To Denali: How A Mountain's Renaming Got Tied Up in Politics
Alaskans have been advocating for a return to Denali for years. But Ohioans, who helped deliver the presidency to Obama in 2008 and 2012, pushed back. That may be one reason President Obama waited unt...
Geography of Alaska
Alaska is one of two U.S. states not bordered by another state; Hawaii the other. Alaska has more ocean coastline than all of the other U.S. states combined. About 500 miles (800 km) of Canadian...
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South Central Alaska
Southcentral Alaska is the portion of the U.S. state of Alaska consisting of the shorelines and uplands of the central Gulf of Alaska. Most of the population of the state lives in this region, concen...
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Southeast Alaska
Southeast Alaska, sometimes referred to as the Alaska Panhandle, is the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Alaska, which lies west from the northern half of the Canadian province, British Colum...
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Alaska Interior
The Alaska Interior covers most of the U.S. state's territory. It is largely wilderness. Mountains include Mount McKinley in the Alaska Range, the Wrangell Mountains, and the Ray Mountains. The native...
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Southwest Alaska
Southwest Alaska is a region of the U.S. state of Alaska. The area is not exactly defined by any governmental administrative region(s); nor does it always have a clear geographic boundary.
Southwe...
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Alaska North Slope
The Alaska North Slope is the region of the U.S. state of Alaska located on the northern slope of the Brooks Range along the coast of two marginal seas of the Arctic Ocean, the Chukchi Sea being on t...
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Aleutian Islands
The Aleutian Islands (/əˈlʲuːʃən/; possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the United States and Russia. They form part of...
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List of lakes in Alaska
Alaska has about 3,197 officially named natural lakes, out of over 3,000,000 unnamed natural lakes, approximately 67 named artificial reservoirs, and 167 named dams.For named artificial reservoirs and...
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Climate of Alaska
The climate of Alaska is determined by average temperatures and precipitation received statewide over many years. The extratropical storm track runs along the Aleutian Island chain, across the Alaska...
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History of Alaska
The history of Alaska dates back to the Upper Paleolithic period (around 14,000 BC), when Siberian groups crossed the Bering land bridge into what is now western Alaska. At the time of European contac...
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Prehistory of Alaska
Prehistoric Alaska begins with Paleolithic people moving into northwestern North America sometime between 40,000 and 15,000 years ago across the Bering Land Bridge in western Alaska; a date less than ...
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Demographics of Alaska
As of 2005, Alaska has an estimated population of 663,661, which is an increase of 5,906, or 0.9%, from the prior year and an increase of 36,730, or 5.9%, since the year 2000. This includes a natural ...
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Economy of Alaska
The 2007 gross state product was $44.9 billion, 45th in the nation. Its per capita personal income for 2007 was $40,042, ranking 15th in the nation. The state's economy has been described by Universit...
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Natural gas in Alaska
The State of Alaska is both a producer and consumer of natural gas. In 2006, Alaska consumed 180.4 Bcf of natural gas.Alaskan gas wells are located in two regions. The largest source is the North Slo...
Energy law
Energy laws govern the use and taxation of energy, both renewable and non-renewable. These laws are the primary authorities (such as caselaw, statutes, rules, regulations and edicts) related to energ...
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Transportation in Alaska
This article discusses transportation in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Alaska is arguably the least-connected state in terms of road transportation. The state's road system covers a relatively small a...
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List of Alaska Routes
Alaska Routes are both numbered and named. There have been only twelve numbers issued (1 through 11 and 98), and the numbering often has no obvious pattern. For example, Alaska Route 4 runs north an...
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Government of Alaska
The government of Alaska in common with state and federal governments of the United States, has three branches of government: the executive, consisting of the Governor of Alaska and the state agencies...
Political party strength in Alaska
The following table indicates the parties of elected officials in the U.S. state of Alaska:The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:For years in which a United States president...
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Alaska political corruption probe
The Alaska political corruption probe refers to a 2004 to 2010 widespread investigation by the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the ...
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List of cities in Alaska by population
This is a list of incorporated cities in the U.S. state of Alaska, including unified city-boroughs, ordered by population as of the 2010 United States Census.Incorporated cities in Alaska are categori...
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Alaska locations by per capita income
Alaska has the fourteenth highest per capita income in the United States of America, at $22,660 (2000). Its personal per capita income is $33,568 (2003), the twelfth highest in the country. Its media...
Dentistry in rural Alaska
There is a lack of dental care in rural Alaska because that many Alaska Natives live in rural villages, most are only accessible by boat or bush plane. There are many programs to help Alaska Natives u...
List of artists and writers from Alaska
This is a list of notable people from Alaska. This list includes individuals who were born in Alaska, grew up there, retired there, or in any other fashion lived there even if for only a brief period...
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Music of Alaska
The music of Alaska is a broad artistic field incorporating many cultures.
Alaska's original music belongs to the Inupiaq, Aleut, Tlingit, and other Alaska Native communities. Russian, English an...
List of films set in Alaska
This is a list of films set in Alaska, whether in part or in full. This includes movies in which location shooting occurred both inside and outside of Alaska. Following the main list is a list of fi...
State symbols of Alaska
The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Alaska.
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