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Wilderness pilot Travis Dalke has a bird's-eye view of the vast expanse of Alaskan wilderness—and he wants to take you with him.
On February 2, 1925, a dog sled team delivered medicine to the town of Nome, Alaska, inspiring the annual Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race.
Video. Proposed Alaska mine pits gold against salmon.
Find two short hands-on activities designed to help middle school students understand that magnifying objects allows them to be seen in more detail an...
On March 9, 1975, work began on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.
Petroleum, or crude oil, is a fossil fuel and non-renewable source of energy.
Illustration. Moraine is the material left behind by a moving glacier.
Video. Wild Chronicles travels to America's North Country with one brave photographer who is looking for something beyond your "average bear."
On March 27, 1964, the U.S. endured the most powerful earthquake in its history, Alaska’s so-called Good Friday earthquake, which was measured a...
On March 24, 1989, an oil tanker called the Exxon Valdez accidentally crashed into a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Published in February 1914 with the article "The Nation's Undeveloped Resources," this map of Alaska contains an abundance of details showing growing ...
Photo: Mother and seal pup on a small iceberg.
Video. From the Best of NG Live Collection: Get the inside story of the gear—and the grit—needed by National Geographic grantee Andrew Sku...
Photo: Aerial of an orange landscape.
Download, print, and assemble maps of the United States in a variety of sizes. The mega map occupies a large wall, or can be used on the floor. The ma...
Photo: Glacier near an estuary.
Video. Scientists investigate a 'great mystery' of this endangered species.
On October 7, 1988, a hunter reported three gray whales trapped in pack ice near Point Barrow, Alaska. The rescue effort that followed, nicknamed &ldq...
Explore, customize, and download a 1-page black-and-white map of Alaska, United States of America.
Picture of the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline
Photo: An Inuit girl holds a treat of muktuk--whale blubber and skin.