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The Unusual Mountain Calling – Alaska
It is easy to be spellbound by the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, pristine forests, roads less traveled, secluded frontier regions and giant glaciers. It is home to breathtaking mountains and icebergs as well as active volcanoes and a diverse terrain.
Make your trip to ‘The Last Frontier’ easy with a map of Alaska to drive the 1500-mile highway and explore its towns like Haines, Homer, Ketchikan, Skagway, Sitka, Talkeetna, and Valdez.
The largest state in the US by area is Alaska, which is situated in the northwest extreme of North America and is the 3rd least populated. Denali mountain, part of the Alaska range, is the highest mountain in North America, which is located in the Denali National Park. The mountain is covered with snow and glaciers.
Alaska has poor road connections as compared to the rest of the U.S. and links the central population centers and the Alaska Highway. Juneau, the state capital, is accessible only by a car ferry, planes or cruise ships not by road. There is no road system that connects the communities in the Western part of Alaska with the rest of the country.
In Alaska, Anchorage is the largest city in terms of population, which is eight times more than the next biggest town, Fairbanks. Anchorage is well known tourist destination for sixty glaciers in the mountain ranges that are situated within 50 miles.
Fairbanks is ‘the Golden Heart of Alaska’ less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle. It has the shortest winter day of less than three hours of sunlight and the longest summer day of 21 hours of light.
‘The First City’ Ketchikan, is the southern most city in Alaska as it is the first-place people come to when visiting Alaska. A few other things that define Alaska are Jade, Totem statues, salmon, furs, Ivory from mammoth and seals, antlers, gold and oil.
Alaska Road Maps for Tourists and Travelers
Detailed Road Map of Alaska
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