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petroleum

Petroleum, or crude oil, is a fossil fuel and non-renewable source of energy.

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Moraine

Illustration. Moraine is the material left behind by a moving glacier.


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Grizzlies of Alaska

Video. Wild Chronicles travels to America's North Country with one brave photographer who is looking for something ...


Historic Article

Exxon Valdez Crashes

On March 24, 1989, an oil tanker called the Exxon Valdez accidentally crashed into a reef in Prince William Sound, ...


Historic Article

Good Friday Earthquake

On March 27, 1964, the U.S. endured the most powerful earthquake in its history, Alaska’s so-called Good Frid...

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Glacier Bay

Photo: Mother and seal pup on a small iceberg.



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Wilderness Pilot: Travis Dalke

Wilderness pilot Travis Dalke has a bird's-eye view of the vast expanse of Alaskan wilderness—and he wants to...

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Short Activities - Middle School

Find two short hands-on activities designed to help middle school students understand that magnifying objects allow...


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Pebble Mine

Video. Proposed Alaska mine pits gold against salmon.


Historic Article

Dog Sleds Deliver Medicine, Inspiring Iditarod

On February 2, 1925, a dog sled team delivered medicine to the town of Nome, Alaska, inspiring the annual Iditarod ...


Historic Article

Work Begins on Alaska Oil Pipeline

On March 9, 1975, work began on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

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Andrew Skurka: Trekking the Wild North

Video. From the Best of NG Live Collection: Get the inside story of the gear—and the grit—needed by Nat...



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Arctic Tundra

Photo: Aerial of an orange landscape.

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United States MapMaker Kit

Download, print, and assemble maps of the United States in a variety of sizes. The mega map occupies a large wall, ...


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Glacial Estuary

Photo: Glacier near an estuary.


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Crittercam: Steller Sea Lions

Video. Scientists investigate a 'great mystery' of this endangered species.


Historic Article

Operation Breakthrough

On October 7, 1988, a hunter reported three gray whales trapped in pack ice near Point Barrow, Alaska. The rescue e...

Internal Resource

Alaska

Explore, customize, and download a 1-page black-and-white map of Alaska, United States of America.



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Muktuk

Photo: An Inuit girl holds a treat of muktuk--whale blubber and skin.

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Trans-Alaskan Pipeline

Picture of the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline