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Alaska Profile

One nickname of the 49th state, Alaska, is the "Last Frontier." Purchased from Russia for $7 million in 1867, Alaska is the largest state in area and is the largest peninsula in the Western Hemisphere. Mt. McKinley in the Alaska Range is North America's highest peak at 20,320 feet and one of the greatest challenges for mountain climbers. Juneau is the state's capital, and the state flower is the pale-blue forget-me-not. ...Read more here: Alaska - The Great Land

Capital City:
Juneau
Nickname:
Last Frontier, Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun
Motto:
North To The Future
Statehood:
January 3, 1959 (49th)
Origin of State's Name:
Russian version of Aleutian word "Alakshak" meaning "great lands" or "peninsula."
Largest Cities:
Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, Soldotna
Border States:
None
Land Area:
570,374 sq. mi., Largest state
State Bird:
Willow Ptarmigan
State Flower:
Forget Me Not (myosotis alpestris)
State Tree:
Sitka spruce (picea sitchensis)
State Song:
Alaska's Flag

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Alaska Schools

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Elementary Schools

Big Lake Elementary
(907) 892-6019
Mile 4.5 South Big Lake Road
Big Lake, AK 99652
Winterberry Charter School
(907) 742-4980
508 W. 2nd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Middle Schools

Anvil City Science Academy
(907) 443-6207
Mile 3.5 Nome Teller Highway
Nome, AK 99762
Gruening Middle School
(907) 742-3600
9601 Lee Street
Eagle River, AK 99577

High Schools

Dimond High School
(907) 742-7000
2909 W 88th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99502
Service High School
(907) 742-8100
5577 Abbott Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99507

Sex Offender Information for Alaska

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Alaska, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dps.state.ak.us/nSorcr/asp/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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