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ALASKA

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Mie Leonhardt

on 4 February 2016

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Transcript of ALASKA

ALASKA
- the lonely state
SIZE
Alaska is the biggest state in the USA.
The areal is about 2.5 times bigger than Texas state
Numbers
Total areal:
1,717,854 km2
Land:
1,481,347 km2
Water:
236,507 km2
13,8% water
Citizens
In 2009 there were 698,473 citizens in Alaska.
Compared to the second largest state (Texas has 24,782,302 citizens) it's 35 times more people.
Juneau
Juneau is the capitol of the state Alaska. It can only be reached by plane or ship because there are no roads leadimg to the city.
FACT:
The ninth of April 1867 bought USA Alaska from the Russian emperor. It cost 7,2 million USD it equals 49,2 million danish kroner.

The seventh of July 1958 President Eisenhower signed the
Alaska Statehood Act
and made Alaska the 49th state
The Alaskan governor Mike Stepovich
Natural landmarks
Aniakchak Crater
It's the worlds biggest explosive area (volcano)
Arrigetch Peaks
Contains the highest mountain in USA
Lake George - Knik glacier
In 1967 the lake were dammed by the Knik glacier making it the largest glacier-dammed lake in North America
Cultural landmarks
Santa's house, North Pole
The Trans-Alaska pipeline
Economy
The gold fever
Oil
Gas
Fishing
Leather
Turisme
Healthcare and wages
Criminality
Domestic abuse, sexual assaults and violent crimes. Alaska has the number in the nation.
$9.75 per hour
No healthcare laws
Other things
Seal of state
Flag of the state
Big dipper
Alaskan malamute
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