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Here are the top ten articles for the Alaska Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Oceans and Seas of Alaska
The coastline of the state of Alaska, including islands, bays, fjords and open ocean shores, stretches for over 44,000 miles. To put this into perspective; if someone were to walk one thousand miles per year, it would take more than forty-four YEARS to hike Alaskaís entire coastline.
2. Cold Hands, Warm Heart by Jeff King - Book Review
Jeff King, four-time Iditarod Sled Dog Race Champion, shares his life and his adventures in this charming book. Illustrated by Jeff's wife, Donna, a talented landscape and wildlife artist in her own right. If you weren't a fan before reading this book, you will be by the time you are done.
3. Iditarod Fun Facts
The Alaska Iditarod is full of history, competition, and dogs!
4. Fun Facts on Alaska
Just some fun facts with a bit of my humor mixed in!
5. Coast Guard Alaska - TV Show Review
Coast Guard Alaska is a real telling of the day to day activities of the Coast Guard unit stationed at Kodiak, Alaska. Hosted by the Weather Channel, this seven part series is repeated often enough for your DVR to catch it.
6. Alaskan Husky Dogs
Sled dogs were a main means of transportation in arctic regions long before airplanes and snow machines were invented. They may be used more for recreation than necessity these days, but the Alaskan Husky dog still thrives, doing the job they were bred for so many years ago.
7. Alaska Caribou
The nomadic caribou is well-adapted to life in the harsh Arctic climate. About one million of them live in Alaska, divided into over 30 separate herds.
8. Totem Poles
Itís tough being low man on the totem pole. Or is it? Depending on the tradition of the native carving a particular pole, the bottom image may in fact be the most important. And not a man! The Inside Passage Region of Alaska is a great area for discovering the significance and beauty of totem poles.
9. Alaskan Jade
Jade Mountain, Alaska, is the source of the states gemstone, Jade. It is a beautiful dark green gemstone, but it's a little difficult to gather.
10. Wildflowers of Alaska
When thoughts turn to Alaska, glaciers, bears, and northern lights come to mind quickly. Wildflowers are probably not top on the list. However, there are hordes of beautiful wildflowers in Alaska and many are even edible.
Be sure to visit the Alaska Archives for all the articles!
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