Alaska

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by Coolcal17
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
10

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Alaska

20,000 BC - Ancient Siberians travel across Bering Sea Bridge, first settlers of Alaska1867- Andrew Johnson claims Alaska as American territory from the Russian Empire for 7.2M.1973- 1st Iditarod Race held

The amazing enviroment in Alaska calls travelers from all over the world, whether to climb the tallest mountain in North America, Mt. McKinley, or to venture to it's untamed tundras and awe-inspiring glaciers.

The name of this alluring state is derived from the native Aleut word, "Alyeska", which means 'great land', or 'that which the seas break against'. The rich and cultural significance of this peninsula in the corner of the world is to be admired! Home to the renowned Iditarod sled dog race, massive glaciers watching sentinel over beautiful vistas, and a native lifestyle which locals are proud of!

A Historic and Beautiful Place

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

Don't mind us, just gone fishin'!

A land full of possibilities, In Alaska, you can go hiking in the mountains, canoeing in the rivers, trekking through the wilderness, or sightseeing the famous Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights of the Artic.

-Come visit-Alaska

Though it has been part of both Russia and the U.S.A., Alaska still has it's own vibrant culture!


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