Outsiders first discovered Alaska in 1741 when Danish explorer Vitus Jonassen
Bering sighted it on a voyage from Siberia. Russian whalers and fur traders on ...
Facts About Alaska. Mountains. Of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, 17
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Alaska was the 49<sup>th</sup> state in the USA; it became a state on January 3, 1959. State
Abbreviation - AK State Capital - Juneau Largest City - Anchorage
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Oct 26, 2015 ... Located 500 miles away from the nearest state, there's likely a lot you haven't
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10 FUN FACTS ABOUT ALASKA. ❆ The state of Rhode Island could fit into
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Alaska Facts: did you know that... The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just
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