History of Alaska

Alaska may be one of the youngest states in the USA, but it´s history goes back well beyond statehood. From its native Alaskan roots and early European explorers to the great Alaska gold rush, the his

Alaska's 50th Anniversary! star
Alaska, the 49th and by far the largest state in the United States of America, celebrates its Golden Anniversary in 2009!

Early History of Alaska star
An early history of Alaska, from first European discovery in 1741. Alaska, then known as "Alayeksa", a native Aleut word meaning "great land" or "main land", was a vast land with abundant opportunity for riches in fur trade, whaling, fishing and more.

Trans-Alaska Pipeline, Oil and Gas star
The Trans-Alaska pipeline is an engineering feat unique in its scope and vision. Completed in 1977, its low impact on the environment, income, jobs and invaluable transportation of crude oil to Valdez is indisputable. What a feat! Now ...can we do it again?

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