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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 »

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A landform region is a specific area that is made up of the same major landforms, such as plains, mountains or plateaus. Landforms can be described as any natural feature that is on the earth's surface. More »

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At the beginning of the Triassic Period, all of the major landmasses of the Earth were still joined in a single supercontinent now known as Pangaea. This landmass began to break up through the middle period of the Triass... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Alaska became a state in 1959, and the state capital is Juneau. As the largest state in the United States, Alaska is approximately one-fifth the size of the continental United States. The state is home to many of the tal... More »

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