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Science In Your Backyard: Alaska


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Alaska State Facts

Image of Alaska with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Juneau(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 571,951 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 710,231
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Lowest Point:
Pacific Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located approx. 63°50' N., 152°00' W., 60 miles northwest of Mt. McKinley
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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