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Soldotna to Kenai......................
Soldotna to Sterling....................14 miles
Soldotna to Copper Landing......47 miles
Soldotna to Kasilof.....................14
Soldotna to Clam Gulch.............23 miles
to Ninilchik..................40 miles
Anchor Point...........61 miles
Soldotna to Homer.....................77 miles
to Anchorage.............149 miles
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ALASKA STATE SYMBOLS
TREE: Sitka Spruce
FISH: King Salmon
SPORT: Dog Mushing
MOTTO: North to the Future
SONG: The Alaska Flag Song
of gold on a field of blue, representing the Big Dipper and the North Star.
ADMITTED TO THE UNION
January 3, 1959 as
the 49th State
570,000 (July 1991)
miles or about 365,000,000 acres. Alaska is the largest state in the union, about 1/5th the size of the entire Continental
United States and more than twice the size of Texas.
3 million lakes, more than 3,000 rivers
LARGEST CITY - POPULATION
Anchorage, population 250,000
LARGEST CITY - AREA
Juneau with 3,108 square miles (largest city in square
miles in North America).
House in Kodiak, built by the Russians between 1793 and 1796
Oil/Gas, Fishing, Tourism and Government
are the largest employers in the State.
CROSSING THE BORDER
No passport needed - Canada requires proof of automobile insurance.
FISHING AND HUNTING LICENSES
for non-residents are $10 for a 1-day permit, $15 for a 3-day permit, $30 for a 14-day license and $50 for an annual license.
Non-resident hunting license is $85; however, there are additional charges for big game tags. A combination sportfishing
and hunting license is $135 annually. For more information, contact: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Licensing:
PO Box 3-2000; Juneau, Alaska 99802-2000; (907) 465-2376.
LARGEST STATE PARK IN THE NATION
Wood-Tikchik State Park with 2.5 million acres of wilderness - located
in the Bristol Bay area.
WORLD'S LARGEST CONCENTRATION OF
Along Chilkat River, just north of Haines. Nearly 4,000 bald eagles gather here in fall and winter months for late
Iliamna - 1,150 square miles
degrees F at Fort Yukon, 1915;
Lowest: -80 degrees F at Prospect Creek Camp, 1971
to 1990 census figures, 28.9 years old and male - this compares to 32.3 years for the United States. About 52 percent of Alaskans
are male, the highest percentage of any state.
PER CAPITA PERSONAL INCOME
$23,788 in 1990,
8th highest in the nation.
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
in 1989 (latest available), second highest in the nation.
Alaska's drinking age is 21. It is required that a person have an I.D. on there
person to be in the establishment Alcohol is available in liquor stores and bars in many towns. Some villages are "dry"
and it is against the law to transport liquor into them, even for personal consumption.
TIME ZONE:ALASKA TIME=GMT - 9 HRS.