Alaska Essential Info

Overview

Experiencing the wild and rugged beauty of the state is unlike anything else in the US. With millions of acres of gorgeous National Parks (6 million in Denali alone), phenomena and wildlife found nowhere else in the continental US (Hello, Aurora Borealis!), and a unique history all its own, visiting Alaska is the adventure of a lifetime. Who's ready to explore?

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Fun Facts

  1. Alaska accounts for 25% of the oil produced in the country.
  2. More than half the world’s glaciers can be found Alaska.
  3. The Pribilof Islands in Alaska, are home to the largest seal colony with over one million seals.
  4. In 1867, United States Secretary of State William H. Seward offered Russia $7,200,000, or two cents per acre, for Alaska.
  5. Most of country's salmon, crab, halibut, and herring come from Alaska.

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