a situation associated with United States in extreme northwest united states including the Aleutian Islands and Alexander Archipelago. It really is divided from various other mainland says by British Columbia, Canada. Alaska was accepted while the 49th state in 1959 and is the greatest condition of this Union. The territory ended up being bought from Russia in 1867 for $7,200,000 and had been referred to as Seward's Folly (after Secretary of State William H. Seward, which negotiated the acquisition) until silver was discovered in late 1800s. Juneau is the money and Anchorage the largest city. Populace: 683,000.
Gulf ofAlaska An inlet of Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and Alexander Archipelago.