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13129 170814  Russians settle Alaska - Aug 14, 1784 -
Presidents:    Andrew Johnson    #17
12523 170330  Seward’s Folly - Mar 30, 1867 -
Presidents    James Buchanan    #15    |    Abraham Lincoln    #16    |    Andrew Johnson    #17

born May 16, 1801    William Seward  William Seward
William Henry Seward: Photostory - YouTube
William H. Seward: Abraham Lincoln's Indispensable Man - YouTube
William H. Seward - Wikipedia 
May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872, United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869, and earlier served as Governor of New York and United States Senator. A determined opponent of the spread of slavery in the years leading up to the American Civil War, he was a dominant figure in the Republican Party in its formative years. Although regarded as the leading contender for the party's presidential nomination in 1860, he was defeated by Abraham Lincoln...
Alaska Purchase Explained - YouTube
Russia Gave Us a Discount on Alaska - YouTube

Alaska: the great deal - RT Documentary 101224 - YouTube
Alaska Purchase - Wikipedia 
The United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867 by a treaty ratified by the United States Senate. ... Reactions to the purchase in the United States were mostly positive, with some opponents calling it "Seward's Folly", while many others praised the move for weakening both Britain and Russia as rivals to American commercial expansion in the Pacific region. The purchase threatened British control of its Pacific coast colony, giving added impetus to Canadian Confederation, ...
Presidents  |  Alaska

12823 170605  Discoverer of Klondike Gold dies - Jun 05, 1922 -
George Carmack discovers Klondike gold - Aug 16, 1896 -
George Carmack - Wikipedia
Klondike Gold Rush - Wikipedia
Canada  |  Alaska
Our photos:  a Prospector (far right in photo)  |  Gold Panning 

THE ALASKA PIPELINE - NOVA - Discovery History Science (documentary) - YouTube
Oil flows in Alaska - Jun 20, 1977 -
THE ALASKA PIPELINE - NOVA - Discovery History Science (documentary) - YouTube


Geographical Extremes in the U.S.  50-State Extremes  (including Alaska and Hawaii) アラスカ州を含むアメリカ合衆国本土とハワイ州

Most western point: Cape Wrangell, Alaska - on the far-west edge of Attu Island at the far-west end of the Aleutians
For info on a rare trip to Attu Island, check out this site,

Most northern point: Point Barrow, Alaska  For info a trip to this town, see


Anchorage  |  Juneau (Capital) | Fairbanks  |  College  |  Sitka 
For more info on
Largest Cities in Alaska

Things to do in Alaska   |  Alaska Attractions



Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill - Aug 21, 1959 -
Presidents:      Dwight D. Eisenhower     #34       
Hawaii  |  Alaska

13093 170807  Astronomer impresses Indians with eclipse - Aug 07, 1869 -
George Davidson (geographer) - Wikipedia 
May 9, 1825 – December 2, 1911, a geodesist, astronomer, geographer, surveyor and engineer in the United States.
Alaska  |  Astronomy

3718 131008  "Mountain Peaks"  Mountain Peaks in the United States Higher Than 14,000 Feet  |  Highest Mountain Peaks  (America's Best & Top 10)
North America's highest peak, Mt. McKinly 20,237 ft (6,168 m)  Alaska
Mt. Mckinly - Bing Images
Mount McKinley (or Denali) - Wikipedia  Alaska
See Mt. Whitney, California
- a 14er, is the highest summit in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m)
Denali - Mt. McKinley Expedition - A Two Man Alaskan Journey - YouTube  Alex Harz & Ben Sorensen
Highest Mountain Peaks of the World
Mt. Erevest - Bing Images

2692 130717  Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve - Bing Images
Glacier Bay National Park - National Geographic
Glacier Bay National Park - YouTube  |  Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska - YouTube  |  Glacier Bay National Park - YouTube
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve - Wikipedia
Ice calving - Wikipedia
Glacier - Wikipedia
Hubbard Glacier  MASSIVE Hubbard Glacier Calving Event 8-7-2010 - YouTube
Hubbard Glacier - Wikipedia

Katmai National Park & Preserve, Alaska
6830 140803 
Brooks Falls - Katmai National Park, Alaska - Bears - explore
Katmai National Park & Preserve (U.S. National Park Service)  Alaska
Captured on Live Cam: Brown Bears and Salmon
Mammal (Bear)  |  National Parks

2594 130717  Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska
Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska - Bing Images
Kenai Fjords National Park - Wikipedia - Kenai Fjords National Park Aerials - YouTube  |  Day Trip to Kenai Fjords National Park - YouTube  |  Kenai Fjords Cruise - YouTube
Fjords - Bing Images  |  Glacier - Bing Images
Fjord - Wikipedia  |  Glacier - Wikipedia
our National Park page  |  our Park & Nature Center photo page  | 
U.S. National Park Service - Experience Your America

Gates of the Arctic National Park - Bing Images
Gates Of The Arctic National Park & Preserve (U.S. National Park Service)
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve - Wikipedia
Travel Alaska - Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Gates of the Arctic National Park - National Geographic
Gates of the Arctic National Park - YouTube
7990 141215  15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations  MSN Travel, Michael Alan Connelly, Fodor's, 11/21/2014
America, States & D.C.: 4/15 
Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio, 6/15  Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska 
Park info

5613 140409  Top 10 Places to See Before They Disappear on MSN Video
For USA, Honorable Mentions: Alaskan Tundra, Alaska, #6 Glacier National Park, Montana

More Events, for example, check out
this site

United States National Parks List: Alaska & California (8 National Parks each), Utah (5 National Parks), ...

Wildlife Photos
121125  Bear Cub, Alaska from National Geographic "The Photo of the Day" November 22, 2012.

Winter Solstice in the Arctic. Fairbanks, Alaska. Time-lapse video.

7199 140917  ‘Four Seasons of Travel’: Best places to experience the seasons  SFGate, Laurie I, 10/08/????: FALL | Adirondack Park’s High Peaks region, New York; FALL | Acadia National Park, Maine;  WINTER | Lapland, Sweden; SPRING | Nashville, Tennessee; SPRING | Kiev, Ukraine; SPRING | Craters of the Moon, Idaho; SUMMER | Traverse City, Michigan; SUMMER | Alaska - Bears; SUMMER | Upper Sardine Lake, Tahoe National Forest, California
Honky-tonk - Wikipedia  |  Broadway (Nashville, Tennessee) - Wikipedia   includes Lower Broadway   
States & D.C.
Four Seasons of Travel - National Geographic Store

5930 140508  Aurora Dog over Alaska  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA April 29, 2014

7147 140910  Rape Culture in the Alaskan Wilderness  The Atlantic, Sara Bernard, 09/11/2014

7789 141121  What's America's Booziest State?   Yahoo Food, Dave Infante and Chris Kolmar, Thrillist, 11/20/2014
1.  Oregon, 2.  Colorado, 3.  Alaska, 4.  Montana, 5.  Vermont, 6.  Wisconsin, 7.  Washington, 8.  Nevada, 9.  Wyoming, 10.  Maine, ...
41.  Florida, 42.  Oklahoma, 43.  South Carolina, 44.  Maryland, 45.  Tennessee, 46.  Georgia, 47.  Utah, 48.  Alabama, 49.  Mississippi, 50.  Arkansas
Mason-Dixon Line map and information  World Atlas
Bible Belt - Wikipedia
Booze blues: Utah's laws make it tricky to get a drink - Fox News  Alicia Acuna, 01/31/2013
Contiguous United States - Wikipedia  the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district) ... The term excludes the non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii and all off-shore United States territories and possessions
America, States & D.C.

7829 141124  The Best (And Worst) States For Clean Energy  Huffington Post, 11/24/2014, GENERATION CHANGE in partnership with NRG
10 Best States:  1.  Massachusetts, 2.  California, 3.  Rhode Island, 4.  Vermont, 5.  Oregon, 6.  Connecticut, 7.  New York, 8.  Washington, 9.  Maryland, 10.  Minnesota
10 Worst States:  1.  North Dakota, 2.  Wyoming, 3.  South Dakota, 4.  Alaska, 5.  Mississippi, 6.  West Virginia, 7.  Louisiana, 8.  Missouri, 9.  Nebraska, 10.  South Carolina
Green /  Climate Change  |  America  

8274 150118  The 5 most dangerous (and 5 safest) states in America  MSN Money, Alexander Kent and Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St
Safest: 1. 
Vermont, 2.  Maine, 3.  Virginia, 4.  Wyoming, 5.  Kentucky
Most Dangerous: 1.  Alaska, 2.  New Mexico, 3.  Nevada, 4.  Tennessee, 5.  Louisiana


8558 150220  Well-Being index: Alaskans now happiest, W.V. comes in last -  02/19/2015
America  |  Alaska

8590 150224  Minnesota fatbike racer prepares Iditarod Trail Invitational | Star Tribune  02/22/2015
Iditarod Trail Invitational, Alaska, March 1, 2015
Iditarod Trail Invitational  350-mile and 1000-mile event
Francis Lambert - Iditarod Trail Invitational 2014 - YouTube
Iditarod Trail Invitational 2009 - YouTube

Fatbike - Wikipedia
Photos:  Ice Biking  |  Sled Dog Race (
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - info)  |  Car Racing on Ice  |  Extreme Sports

8775 150318  Intense Solar Storm Could Pull Northern Lights Across America  -  
Americans Have the Very Rare Opportunity to See the Northern Lights Tonight - Northern Lights Pictures  -  Popular Mechanics, 03/17/2015

Amazing Auroras: Breathtaking Northern Lights Photos of 2015, 03/18/2015
Photos: Minnesota skies turn green for St. Patrick's Day -
Video and photos: Stunning aurora borealis lights up Duluth skies | Minnesota Public Radio News  03/18/2015
Spectacular Norway Northern Lights - YouTube  National Geographic, northern Norway, March 2012
Night of the Northern Lights - YouTube  in the far north of Scotland, Feb. 27, 2014
Stunning Time-Lapse Video Elemental Iceland - YouTube  National Geographic, Oct. 8, 2013
Astronomy  |  America  |  Alaska  |  Minnesota  |  Wisconsin

8986 150411-0412  Travel Channel names the best family adventures for 2015 -  04/10/2015
Alaska, Glacier National Park, Montana, Panama, Peru, the Galapagos, Canada's west coast, Tokyo, Japan, and St. Lucia

9927 150812  Ten adventurous places to propose  MSN Travel
10  Matanuska Glacier, Alaska

12358 170224  Tundra - Wikipedia 
Taiga - Wikipedia  

Territories below the Arctic Circle - Reindeer and Nomads - YouTube
On Thin Ice: Inuit Way of Life Vanishing in Arctic - YouTube
Braving Alaska - YouTube

Alaska  |  Sled Dog Race

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