Some major landforms in Alaska include Mount McKinley, the Kenai Peninsula, the Aleutian Islands and part of the Rocky Mountains. The geographical regions that cover Alaska include the Alaska Mountain Range, the Inside P... More » Geography United States Alaska

Jamaica is the largest island in the Caribbean and is divided into three landform regions: the eastern mountains, the central valleys and plateaus, and the coastal plains. The most elevated area is the Blue Mountain, whi... More » Geography Caribbean

Geologists consider the four major landforms to be hills, mountains, plains and plateaus. Other minor categories of landforms include, but are not limited to, canyons, valleys, buttes, basins, bays and peninsulas. More » Science Earth Science Landforms
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The Aleutian Islands are the group of small islands that form the long tail of Alaska. They are the reason that Alaska is considered the state farthest to the east of any state in the nation. Part of the Aleutian Islands... More » Geography United States Alaska

Alaska is part of the United States as one of the 50 states that comprise the nation. Alaska was purchased in 1867 by Secretary of State William Seward for $7.2 million, a purchase nicknamed "Seward's Folly." More » Geography United States Alaska

Denali National Park and Preserve is located in Alaska at Mount McKinley. The park encompasses 6 million acres of land owned by the U.S. government. Mount McKinley is the highest mountain in North America, according to W... More » Geography United States Alaska

In the parts of Alaska above the Arctic Circle, it is dark 24 hours per day for about 67 days during winter. Conversely, it does not get dark for about 80 days during the summer in the same area, a phenomenon known as th... More » Geography United States Alaska