Alaska is by far the largest state of the by land area. Nicknamed "the last frontier", Alaska is sparsely populated with a harsh climate but incredible scenery.

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is the capital of Alaska, in the state's region. Photo: davidd, CC BY 2.0.

is the largest city in Alaska, in the region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is sometimes called the Alaska "panhandle". Photo: Cajolingwilhelm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , also called the Aleut Islands or Aleutic Islands and known before 1867 as the Catherine Archipelago, are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller islands. Photo: Thatotherperson, Public domain.


is a region of Alaska, home to its largest population center around , on the north Pacific Ocean. Photo: Jay Galvin, CC BY 2.0.

, also referred to as Far North Alaska, is a vast region of Alaska extending from around the Arctic Circle to the Arctic Ocean. Photo: Somebaldguy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the central region of Alaska's territory, roughly bounded by the to the south and the to the north. Photo: jkbrooks85, CC BY 2.0.

is a region in Alaska, including the Aleutian Islands and the mainland which forms the "chin" of Alaska. Photo: Inkey, Public domain.


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