61 Interesting and Unique Fun Facts about Alaska
On March 30, 1867, the United States made a monumental purchase, acquiring the vast land of Alaska from the Russian Empire for a mere $7.2 million dollars.
Alaska is the only non-contiguous U.S. state on continental North America, making it a truly unique geographical feature within the United States.
Alaska's vastness is truly awe-inspiring. In fact, its total area surpasses that of California, Texas, and Montana combined.
Humpback whales embark on a 3,100-mile migration from California to Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, and Costa Rica. During summer, they feed along the Pacific coast
Alaska is the only state in the U.S. where all the letters of its name can be typed using just one row of keys on a regular keyboard.
Alaska and Russia share remarkable proximity, with their mainland areas situated just around 55 miles apart from each other.
Alaska's unique climate, with over 20 hours of daily sunshine, contributes to the extraordinary growth of fruits and vegetables in the region.
Anchorage, Alaska, stands as the United States' fourth-largest city in terms of land area, surpassing even the smallest state, Rhode Island.