Key Rings Representing Alaska
Internet souvenir shop is now marketing a key chain for the State of Alaska; this dual-sided key ring features the Great Seal of the State and the State Flag. The Seal is not an igloo, which is what most people think of when they think of the State that lies at the far ..
A Few Facts about Sled-Pulling Dogs in Alaska
Alaska is the home to great breeds of sled dogs like the mutts and husky. No wonder dog mushing is the official state sport of this snow-covered frontier. The strong and double-coated Alaskan Malamute dogs were developed by the Malemiuts group of Eskimos..
The Infinite Splendor of Alaska's Frozen Waterfall
Alaska's famous frozen waterfall is a naturally evolved structure that has remained frozen for many years, despite the influences of climatic weather changes. It is located on the Seward highway in Turnagain Arm. The frozen waterfall draws curious t..
The Mountainous Landscape of Alaska
If you always hunt for the wild virgin beauty, Alaska is the perfect destination for you. Its sparkling glaciers, imposing mountains, vast forest lands and active volcanoes beckon trekkers and explorers from all over the world. The extreme climate conditions of Al..
Denali National Park - Paradise amidst a Frozen Wilderness
The Denali National Park is the largest wildlife reserve in North America, occupying an expansive six million acres. Its most notable landmass and tourist attraction is Mt. McKinley, which stands at a height of 20,320 feet and is known as th..
Seal Of Alaska
This is an acrylic fridge magnet souvenir of the Seal of Alaska, United States. In 1867, Russia sold Alaska to the United States, and for nearly fifty years the region was known as the District of Alaska. The first governor designated a seal of the district featuring icebergs, norther..
Enjoy the View of the Alaskan Night Sky Whenever You Want
The flag of the state of Alaska is elegant and simple, consisting of eight gold stars that form the Big Dipper, and the North Star, on a dark blue field. The Big Dipper is a part of the constellation Ursa Major, which symbolizes a bear, an in..
A Brief Note about Valdez Cordova
Valdez Cordova is a census area located in the state of Alaska. The region occupies a total expanse of 40,199 square miles. An estimated 86% of the region is comprised of land, while the remaining 14% is made up of water. The adjacent boroughs and census areas surro..
Hiking Up the Trail to Mount Edith Clavell
Mount Edith is sited in Jasper National Park, the largest wildlife reserve of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The park was deemed a UNESCO world heritage site in the year 1984. Mount Edith was named after an English nurse who helped the allied troops escape f..
The Majestic Chugach Mountain Range
The mighty Chugach Mountains are located in the southernmost tip of Alaska. The range spans a total area of 402 km and stretches from the Cook Inlet of the west to the Tana River on the east. Mount Marcus Baker is the highest peak in the region and stands at an al..
All about the Moose in Alaska
The moose is the largest species of deer and it inhabits temperate and sub-arctic climate zones. As such, the boreal and mixed deciduous forests of Alaska are the natural home to this wonder animal, which is characterized by the palmate antlers in the males. Apart from ..
The Eternal Tranquility of Portage Lake
Portage Lake in Alaska derives its name from the mighty Portage Glacier that abuts the waterbody. The lake is located in the Chugach National Forest of Alaska and has been visible only after a glacial melt in the year 1914. Prior to this natural occurrence, th..
The Beauty of Sunwapta Waterfall
If you want to visit the Sunwapta waterfall at Jasper National Park in Canada, the easiest way would be to take a short drive through Icefields Parkway Jasper and Banff National Parks. The beauty of this 18.5 meter high and 9.1 metre wide fall can be appreciated in i..
The Unforgettable View of Virgin Creek Falls
Alaska is one of the least populous states of USA owing to its harsh winter, landscape covered with glaciers and extreme north location. However, if you once decide to go for the unconventional, Alaska will open up before your eyes its treasure of boundle..
The Interminable Beauty of Eklutna Lake
The Eklutna Lake Valley is a scenically beautiful camping area that is nestled amidst the panoramic Chugach Mountains. The valley draws people from all across the country who come in droves to enjoy its lush environs. Eklutna Lake offers a whole host of recrea..
How to Reach Alaska Lost Lake
If peace and quiet is what you seek, then a trip to Alaska's Lost Lake is the right panacea for you. The lake and its surroundings are synonymous with unparalleled beauty and can be likened to the mythical fountain of youth or a paradise amidst a frozen wasteland. The u..
Portage Lake - Alaska's Most Visited Water body
There are approximately 3 million lakes in the glacially dense region of Alaska. Of these, Portage Lake has gained a lot of tourist attention and has become the North American Mecca for snow related extreme sports including snowboarding, cross-country ..
Basics about Tangle Falls
The Tangle Falls located at the Jasper National Park in Alaska has a beautiful three-tier structure. Of the many waterfalls you get to see in Alaska, Tangle Falls is one of the lightest. Hence, it is better to visit the falls after a wet summer, when the precipitation helps..