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  • Alaska is about 1,480 mile long and 810 mile wide   Alaska is the northern most part of the us   Alaska is home to Mt mckinley which is 20320 ft aboce sea level
  • as you can see, there seasons dont differ much from ours
  • alaskas satate motto is north to the future
  • Juneau is the capitol home to 30,000+ people   Anchorage is alaskas biggest city   Ketchican is known as the salmon capitol fo the world   Fairbanks is still home to the natives of allaska which are the unuits and the athabascans
  • many universitys of alaska
  • Alaska

    1. 1. Alaska By:Kevin Billand Alicia Mosebrook ,Seth Knox  
    2. 2. What we will be covering!  <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Population </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Flower </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  animal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>flag </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>motto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tourist attractions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>alaska history </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>current events </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>natural resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>geographical location </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. State Flag
    4. 4. Capital: Juneau <ul><li>  </li></ul>Juneau is the most populated area of Alaska.
    5. 5. Population: 698,473 Alaska has grown a large amount since 2000 and to this day is still expanding
    6. 6. State...    Flower: Forget-me-not Bird: Willow ptarmigan Animal: Moose
    7. 7. Geographical Features <ul><li>Major Rivers - Yukon River, Kuskokwim River, Colville River, Copper River Major Lakes - Iliamna Lake, Aleknagik Lake, Becharof Lake, Clark Lake, Minchumina Lake Highest Point - Mt. McKinley - 20,320 feet above sea level - this is the highest point in the USA. Number of Boroughs (Counties) - 27 </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Alaska's history     Alaska was bought from the Russians for $7,200,000  the Gold Rush brought in many people to Alaska Alaska has a Trans-Alaskan oil pipeline which is a major part of Alaska's economy </li></ul>
    9. 9. Alaska's tourist attractions <ul><ul><li>Alaska has many tourist attractions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One of them is to go kayaking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>there is a lot of places to go fishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alaska has some amazing ski slopes with beautiful views </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Current events <ul><li>The oldest human remains in North America were found on  February 24, 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The oil company is suing the state for over conservation of polar bears.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Palin ran for vice president in 2008 </li></ul>
    11. 11. Alaska's Natural Resorces <ul><li>Oil is the major export of alaska in north america not many thing grow in the state because of the climate </li></ul>
    12. 12. Major industries <ul><ul><li>Timber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OIL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crabing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fishing </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Alaska Geographical Location <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 1,480 miles long and 810 miles wide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Alaska is the northern most part of the U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alaska is home to Mt. Mckinley which is 20,320 feet above sea level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many people beleive the Myth that Alaska is a frozen wasteland 365 days a year, and this is very far from the truth. Alaska has four seasons like most parts of the United states, and has 90+ degree weather. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    14. 14.   Climate of Alaska <ul><ul><li>Summer: Warm summer months, can sometimes reach into the 90's </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autumn: Starts to get cold </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Winter: Gets REALLY cold </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring: Warms up </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Alaska's state motto <ul><li>     In 1963 the Alaska Centennial Commission sponsored a contest to come up with a centennial motto and emblem that would express the unique character of the State of Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     Alaska's state motto is North to the future </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     The motto represents a forward-looking optimism, a state of promise. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Major Cities In Alaska <ul><ul><li>  Juneau: The capitol city of Alaska. Home to over 30,000 people. It is only accessible by air and sea. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anchorage:Alaska's largest city set in the south central area of the state, surrounded by glaciers. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ketchikan: Known as the salmon capitol of the world </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Fairbanks: A multicultural center with a long history of cultural arts. Fairbanks is home to Inuit and Athabasca cultures. </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Major Universities/Colleges of Alaska <ul><ul><li>University of Alaska Anchorage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  University of Alaska Fairbanks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Alaska Southeast </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  University of Alaska System </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alaska Bible College </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alaska Pacific University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charter College </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Sorces   <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>GOOGLE </li></ul>
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