Photo: NPS / K. Lewandowski, Silver Salmon Creek (Public domain) Alaska is located in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait. Google Maps Parks Cities

Alaska Links

Alaska flag What would locals like others know about Alaska? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesQIKIQTAĠRUK: Almost an Island – Emergence @OakesLE @emergence_zineAlaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls on President Trump to resign, questions her future as a Republican – ADN a Wire Snare from 854 Divot – @KatmaiNPSAlaska’s ‘road to nowhere’ is …


Photo: Bernard Spragg, Whaling Wall (Public domain) Anchorage is the most populous city in Alaska. Google Headlines‘We want Indigenous people to look at Anchorage as their place’: First markers in Dena’ina place name project go up – Alaska Public Media [email protected]@[email protected]@adndotcom – Nearby: Mount Embedded Tweets WikipediaAnchorage

Denali National Park

Photo: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Blyde River Canyon Sunset (Some rights reserved) A few words about Denali. The mountain’s name comes from Koyukon language. The peak is the highest in North America. As of August 28, 2015 the US Department of the Interior changed the name of Mount McKinley in the State of Alaska to Denali. As …

Sitka, Alaska

Photo: Jasperdo, “The Prospector” by Alonzo Victor Lewis (Some rights reserved) Sitka is located on Baranof Island in Alaska. After the defeat of the local Tlingit Indian Tribe in 1804, Russia founded the town of New Archangel and named it the capital of Russian America. It remained so until Alaska was purchased by the United …