Wayne Wheelwright's 50 Quick Facts about Alaska PDF

By Wayne Wheelwright

ISBN-10: 1783332751

ISBN-13: 9781783332755

This publication is a part of a chain of fifty speedy proof approximately all the usa. This ebook covers the country of Alaska. evidence concerning the significant towns, the background of the kingdom, well-known humans associated with Alaska, the states fascinating weather and topography and plenty of extra matters. This ebook includes all you'll ever want to know concerning the final frontier country.

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S. state on continental America with it being 500 miles away from it’s nearest neighbour Washington state. As Alaska stretches in to the Eastern hemisphere it is technically both the westernmost and the easternmost state of the United States, as well as being the northernmost. Only 18 sovereign nations are larger than the state of Alaska which is over twice as large as Texas. South Central Alaska is the southern coastal region where much of Alaska’s population is situated. The most populated city of Alaska, Anchorage is located here as well as towns such as Palmer and Wasilla.

Apart form oil and gas the next biggest exports of Alaska are seafood. Mainly salmon, cod and crab. The largest employers in Alaska in descending order are Providence Health& Services with is a non-profit Catholic health care ministry, Walmart/Sam’s Club, Carrs Safeway Alaska Division which is a supermarket chain based in Anchorage, Fred Meyer which is a chain of superstores, The Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and Trident Seafoods which is the largest seafood company in the United States. Alaska is home to a large amount of natural resources.

The Tlingit people which means people of the tides were a hunter-gatherer culture that used to reside in the rainforest of the southeast Alaska coastal area. The Haida nation had people in Canada and Alaska and are known for their art which is often expressed in ornate jewellery or totem poles. Alaska was also home to peoples such as the Tsimshian, the Aleut and the Alutiiq. The Inuit are the people many people most associate with Alaska. In the United States the term Eskimo is more commonly used to describe the Inuit.

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