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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

As of October 1986, it is not possible to homestead in Alaska on federal land, notes For 88 years prior to that time, homesteads were available to residents. The process involved steps such as filling out a clai... More »