"A little bit of history and..." Juneau Favorite Tip by margaretvn

Juneau General: 23 reviews and 23 photos

Favorite thing: A little bit of history and general info:

Alaska was bought from Russia in 1867, it was a territory of the United States for more than 90 years, gaining statehood in 1959.
It has a population of about 550,000 and its capital is Juneau.
Icefields cover nearly 29,000 square miles (4%) of Alaska. There are 5,000 glaciers in Alaska, one of then larger than the State of Rhode Island.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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