Alaska

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Alaska (Alaasikaq; Alutiiq: Alas'kaaq; Tlingit: Anáaski; Аляска) is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of the United States West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia.wikipedia
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Tlingit language

Tlingitlanguagedialect of the Tlingit language
Alaska (Alaasikaq; Alutiiq: Alas'kaaq; Tlingit: Anáaski; Аляска) is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of the United States West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia.
Extensive effort is being put into revitalization programs in Southeast Alaska to revive and preserve the Tlingit language and culture.

Russia

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Its most extreme western part is Attu Island, and it has a maritime border with Russia (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug) to the west across the Bering Strait.
It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait.

Attu Island

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Its most extreme western part is Attu Island, and it has a maritime border with Russia (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug) to the west across the Bering Strait.
It is the westernmost point of the U.S. state of Alaska.

Alutiiq language

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Alaska (Alaasikaq; Alutiiq: Alas'kaaq; Tlingit: Anáaski; Аляска) is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of the United States West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia.

Yukon

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The Canadian province of British Columbia and territory of Yukon border the state to the east and southeast. The state is bordered by Yukon and British Columbia in Canada, to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south and southwest, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
At 5959 m, Yukon's Mount Logan, in Kluane National Park and Reserve, is the highest mountain in Canada and the second-highest on the North American continent (after Denali in the U.S. state of Alaska).

Beaufort Sea

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To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas—southern parts of the Arctic Ocean.
The Beaufort Sea (Mer de Beaufort) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, located north of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska, and west of Canada's Arctic islands.

British Columbia

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The Canadian province of British Columbia and territory of Yukon border the state to the east and southeast. The state is bordered by Yukon and British Columbia in Canada, to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south and southwest, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
British Columbia is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean and the American state of Alaska, to the north by Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, to the east by the province of Alberta, and to the south by the American states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana.

Greenland

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In addition, it is the 3rd least populous and the most sparsely populated of the 50 United States; nevertheless, it is by far the most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel in North America: its population—estimated at 738,432 by the United States Census Bureau in 2015 —is more than quadruple the combined populations of Northern Canada and Greenland.
The majority of its residents are Inuit, whose ancestors migrated from Alaska through Northern Canada, gradually settling across the island by the 13th century.

Chukchi Sea

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To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas—southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The state is bordered by Yukon and British Columbia in Canada, to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south and southwest, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
It is bounded on the west by the Long Strait, off Wrangel Island, and in the east by Point Barrow, Alaska, beyond which lies the Beaufort Sea.

Alaska Purchase

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On March 30, 1867, the United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire for 7.2 million U.S. dollars, or approximately two cents per acre ($4.74/km 2 ).
The Alaska Purchase (, Sale of Alaska) was the United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire.

Chukotka Autonomous Okrug

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Its most extreme western part is Attu Island, and it has a maritime border with Russia (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug) to the west across the Bering Strait.
Chukotka is home to Elgygytgyn Lake, an impact crater lake, and the village of Uelen, the easternmost settlement in Russia and the closest substantial settlement to the United States (Alaska).

Aleutian Islands

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Alaska is the northernmost and westernmost state in the United States and has the most easterly longitude in the United States because the Aleutian Islands extend into the Eastern Hemisphere.
Most of the Aleutian Islands belong to the U.S. state of Alaska, but some belong to the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai.

Gulf of Alaska

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The state is bordered by Yukon and British Columbia in Canada, to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south and southwest, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
The Gulf of Alaska (Golfe d'Alaska, Зали́в Аля́ска) is an arm of the Pacific Ocean defined by the curve of the southern coast of Alaska, stretching from the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak Island in the west to the Alexander Archipelago in the east, where Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage are found.

List of states and territories of the United States

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In addition, it is the 3rd least populous and the most sparsely populated of the 50 United States; nevertheless, it is by far the most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel in North America: its population—estimated at 738,432 by the United States Census Bureau in 2015 —is more than quadruple the combined populations of Northern Canada and Greenland.
The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in North America between Canada and Mexico, while Alaska is in the far northwestern part of North America and Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific.

Texas

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Alaska is the largest state in the United States by total area at 663268 sqmi, over twice the size of Texas, the next largest state.
Texas (, ; Texas or Tejas, ) is the second largest state in the United States by area (after Alaska) and population (after California).

Alaska Peninsula

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The name "Alaska" was introduced in the Russian colonial period when it was used to refer to the Alaska Peninsula.
The Alaska Peninsula (also called Aleut Peninsula or Aleutian Peninsula, Аляска полуостров) is a peninsula extending about 800 km to the southwest from the mainland of Alaska and ending in the Aleutian Islands.

Russian America

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The name "Alaska" was introduced in the Russian colonial period when it was used to refer to the Alaska Peninsula.
Settlements spanned parts of what are now the U.S. states of California, Alaska and three forts in Hawaii.

Northern Canada

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In addition, it is the 3rd least populous and the most sparsely populated of the 50 United States; nevertheless, it is by far the most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel in North America: its population—estimated at 738,432 by the United States Census Bureau in 2015 —is more than quadruple the combined populations of Northern Canada and Greenland.
Similarly, the Far North (when contrasted to the North) may refer to the Canadian Arctic: the portion of Canada that lies north of the Arctic Circle, east of Alaska and west of Greenland.

Arctic Ocean

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To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas—southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The state is bordered by Yukon and British Columbia in Canada, to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south and southwest, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
The Dorset were the last major Paleo-Eskimo culture in the Arctic before the migration east from present-day Alaska of the Thule, the ancestors of the modern Inuit.

Anchorage metropolitan area

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Approximately half of Alaska's residents live within the Anchorage metropolitan area.
The Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of the Municipality of Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the south central region of Alaska.

Little Diomede Island

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Alaska's territorial waters touch Russia's territorial waters in the Bering Strait, as the Russian Big Diomede Island and Alaskan Little Diomede Island are only 3 mi apart.
Little Diomede Island (Inupiat: Iŋaliq, formerly known as Krusenstern Island, Остров Крузенштерна, Ostrov Kruzenshterna) is an island of Alaska, United States.

Cordova, Alaska

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Rural, mostly unpopulated areas south of the Alaska Range and west of the Wrangell Mountains also fall within the definition of South Central, as do the Prince William Sound area and the communities of Cordova and Valdez.
Cordova is a small town located near the mouth of the Copper River in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, United States, at the head of Orca Inlet on the east side of Prince William Sound.

Montana

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Counting territorial waters, Alaska is larger than the combined area of the next three largest states: Texas, California, and Montana.
It is the fourth-largest state in the United States after Alaska, Texas, and California; it is the largest landlocked U.S. state.

Valdez, Alaska

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Rural, mostly unpopulated areas south of the Alaska Range and west of the Wrangell Mountains also fall within the definition of South Central, as do the Prince William Sound area and the communities of Cordova and Valdez.
Valdez (Alutiiq: Suacit) is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.

U.S. state

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Alaska (Alaasikaq; Alutiiq: Alas'kaaq; Tlingit: Anáaski; Аляска) is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of the United States West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia.
Alaska and Hawaii are the most recent states admitted, both in 1959.