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Alaska Aviation Museum

Alaska Aviation Museum
Anchorage, Alaska, 99502
The Alaska Aviation Museum is located on Lake Hood Seaplane Base in Anchorage, Alaska. Its mission since 1988, is to preserve, display, and honor Alaska's aviation heritage.

Alaska Electric Light & Power

Alaska Electric Light & Power
Juneau, Alaska
Founded in 1893 by Willis Thorpe, AEL&P is one of the only privately held utilities in the state. It originally ran on local hydroelectric dams run by the mining-focused Treadwell Company.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall (Sitka Camp No. 1)

Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall (Sitka Camp No. 1)
Sitka, Alaska
The building is significant for being the original chapter of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, an organization representing native rights in Alaska.

Alaska Native Heritage Center

Alaska Native Heritage Center
Anchorage, Alaska, 99504
The Alaska Native Heritage Center is an educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, located in Anchorage, Alaska. The center opened in 1999.

Alaska SeaLife Center

Alaska SeaLife Center
Seward, Alaska
The Alaska SeaLife Center is located on the shores of Resurrection Bay in Seward in the U.S. state of Alaska. Open since May 1998, it is dedicated to understanding and maintaining the integrity of the marine ecosystem of Alaska

Alaska State Capitol

Alaska State Capitol
Juneau, Alaska, 99801
Originally called the Federal and Territorial Building, the building became the State Capitol when Alaska joined the Union in 1959. Attempts have been made to replace the building with a new Capitol, but a design could not be agreed upon.

Alaska Zoo

Alaska Zoo
Anchorage, Alaska, 99507
The Alaska Zoo is a zoo located in Anchorage, Alaska located on 25 acres (10 ha) of the Anchorage Hillside. It is a popular attraction in Alaska, with nearly 200,000 visitors per year.

Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall

Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall is a 447,000 square feet (41,500 m2) regional shopping mall located in Downtown Anchorage. The mall is owned by Northwestern Simon Inc. and is administered by the Simon Property Group.

Anchorage Museum

Anchorage Museum
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
The Anchorage Museum is a art, history, ethnography, ecology, and science museum. It is dedicated to studying and exploring the land, peoples, art and history of Alaska.

Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building

Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building
Juneau, Alaska, 99801
The Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building houses the Alaska State Museum, Alaska State Archives, and Alaska State Library.

Aniakchak Crater

Aniakchak Crater
Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska
Aniakchak is an extant volcano. The caldera formed during a major eruption in 1645 B.C. The most recent eruption was in 1931. Surprise Lake within the caldera is the source of the Aniakchak River, a National Wild River.

Aniakchak National Monument and National Recreation Area

Aniakchak National Monument and National Recreation Area
Alaska
This remote place is perhaps the least visited unit of the National Park System. The national monument is 137,176 federal acres (555 km2) and the preserve is 465,603 acres (1,884 km2) of which 439,863 are federal.

Bering Expedition Landing Site

Bering Expedition Landing Site
Alaska
According to the U.S. National Park Service, this is where the first attempts at contact between Europeans and Alaskan natives were made by naturalist Georg W. Steller, surgeon aboard Vitus Bering's St. Peter.

Cape Krusenstern National Monument

Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Alaska
Cape Krusenstern National Monument stretches 70 miles along the Chukchi Sea shoreline. It is made up mainly of a coastal plain, containing large lagoons and rolling hills of limestone. Beach ridges provide evidence of 5000 years of human activity.

Conoco-Phillips Building

Conoco-Phillips Building
Anchorage, Alaska
The Conoco-Phillips Building is a 22-story, 90.2 m (296 ft) office building begun in 1981 and completed in 1983 as the ARCO Building. It is the tallest habitable building in both Anchorage and the state of Alaska.

Denali (Mount McKinley)

Denali (Mount McKinley)
Alaska
It's the highest mountain in North America and is known as Mount McKinley to most Americans. But its official name in Alaska is Denali, which means "the high one" in the Athabaskan language.

Fisher Caldera

Fisher Caldera
Alaska
Fisher caldera is 11 km wide by 18 km long. It is one of at least three volcanoes on Unimak Island that have been active in historical time, with the most recent activity recorded in August of 1830.

Golden North Hotel

Golden North Hotel
Skagway, Alaska
In Room 23, a ghost that hotel employees have dubbed "Mary" appears in the form of ghostly images. An unexplained orb of light sometimes appears in Room 14.

House of Wickersham

House of Wickersham
Juneau, Alaska, 99801
The House of Wickersham, also known as the Wickersham State Historic Site, is a historic house in the Chicken Ridge area of Juneau, Alaska.

Juneau International Airport

Juneau International Airport
Juneau, Alaska, 99801
Juneau International Airport (IATA: JNU, ICAO: PAJN, FAA LID: JNU) is a city-owned, public-use airport and seaplane base located seven nautical miles (8 mi, 13 km) northwest of the central business district of Juneau, Alaska.

Juneau–Douglas Bridge

Juneau–Douglas Bridge
Juneau, Alaska
The Douglas Bridge (also colloquially known as the J. D. Bridge or simply "the bridge") is located in Juneau, Alaska. Spanning the Gastineau Channel, it connects Juneau's eastern, mainland side with the city's communities on Douglas Island to the west.

Mayor Bill Overstreet Park

Mayor Bill Overstreet Park
Juneau, Alaska
Mayor Bill Overstreet Park, also known locally as Overstreet Park (or more informally as Whale Park), is a beach and public park, located in the City of Juneau, Alaska.

Mendenhall Glacier

Mendenhall Glacier
Alaska
Mendenhall Glacier is a glacier about 13.6 miles long located in Mendenhall Valley. The glacier and surrounding landscape is protected as part of the 5,815-acre Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area.

Mount Adagdak

Mount Adagdak
Alaska
Only about 2000 feet (600 m) above sea level, Mount Adagdak consists of a small stratovolcano capping an older shield volcano. The date of its last known eruption is unknown, but a basaltic lava dome was constructed on the southeast side.

Oscar Anderson House Museum

Oscar Anderson House Museum
Anchorage, Alaska
The Oscar Anderson House Museum is a historical museum in downtown Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska.

Port of Alaska (Port of Anchorage)

Port of Alaska (Port of Anchorage)
Anchorage, Alaska
The Port of Alaska is a deep-water port located in Anchorage, Alaska with 3 bulk carrier berths, two petroleum berths, and one barge berth. It is an enterprise department of the Municipality of Anchorage.

Red Dog Saloon

Red Dog Saloon
Juneau, Alaska, 99801
The Red Dog Saloon is a drinking establishment in Juneau, Alaska. The Red Dog has been recognized by the Alaska Legislature for its longevity as the oldest man-made tourist attraction in Juneau.

Robert B. Atwood Building

Robert B. Atwood Building
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
The Robert B. Atwood Building is an office building which houses government offices for the State of Alaska. Standing at 20 stories and 81 m (265 ft), it is the second-tallest building in Alaska.

Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church

Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church
Juneau, Alaska, 99802
The St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Juneau, Alaska was built in 1893. It is now under Diocese of Alaska of the Orthodox Church in America.

Sentinel Island Light

Sentinel Island Light
Juneau, Alaska
The Sentinel Island Light is at the northern entrance to the Favorite Channel, between the mainland and Lincoln and Shelter Islands. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 2002.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Anchorage, Alaska
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (IATA: ANC, ICAO: PANC, FAA LID: ANC) is a major airport, located 5 miles (8 km) southwest of downtown Anchorage.

World's Largest Santa Claus

World's Largest Santa Claus
North Pole, Alaska, 99705
More than 48 feet tall and 33 feet wide, this gigantic statue stands next to the world famous Santa Claus House.

Alaska

Alaska State Flag
Postal Code: AK
Capital City: Juneau
Became a State:
Population: 738,432*
Area: 665,384.04 miles2 (1,723,346.39 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Alaska Landmarks

  1. World's Largest Santa Claus
  2. Denali (Mount McKinley)
  3. Aniakchak Crater
  4. Mount Adagdak
  5. Golden North Hotel
  6. Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall (Sitka Camp No. 1)
  7. Bering Expedition Landing Site
  8. Alaska State Capitol
  9. Cape Krusenstern National Monument
  10. Aniakchak National Monument and National Recreation Area

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