This map of Alaska combines the urban and physical features of the state. Alaska shares its political boundary with Canada and maritime boundaries with Russia, the map extent covers both on each side. The diverse terrain of the State is projected with shaded relief. Mountains and peaks are depicted with elevation change and color variations.
All major towns and cities are labeled in their location with readable fonts. Military areas are demarcated with clarity. National parks, State Parks, Wilderness areas and hydrography are other details that are included in this comprehensive State Map of Alaska.
The map is available in high-quality print in four different finishes which include Paper, Matte Plastic, Laminated, and Canvas.
Alaska Map with Cities - DetailsFeaturing the urban and physical geography of the state, the Alaska map brings out the diverse topography of the state with soothing green tones. Mountain peaks, national parks, state parks and wilderness areas are marked and can be located with ease. All Primary and secondary towns are labeled to indicate their true location. Military areas are clearly demarcated. The international boundary with Canada and maritime boundary with Russia can also be placed on the map along with some provinces in that area. Major water features like oceans, seas, and gulfs can be seen surrounding the landmass in blue. A detailed hydrograph draws out the water depth and coastline of the State of Alaska. This elaborate map of Alaska is educative and attractive and is perfect for schools, businesses, and homes.
Location - Where is Alaska?Alaska is the only non-contiguous US State located in continental North America. The Yukon and British Columbia provinces of Canada can be seen sharing the international border with Alaska in the east. Alaska is surrounded by the Beaufort Sea in the north, the Bering Sea in the west and the Gulf of Alaska in the south. All of these can be spotted on the map along with surrounding landmass on the other three sides. Parts of Russia can also be sighted on the map sharing the territorial waters with Alaska.
Urban PlacementsJuneau, the capital city of Alaska is marked in bold along with other primary and secondary cities in the state. Anchorage, the most populous city can be easily located in south-central Alaska. Fairbanks, Wasilla and over 100 other cities and towns can be easily found on the map.
Physical FeaturesAlaska, the largest state in the US stands out for its diverse topography. The majestic ranges of Brooks and the Alaskan mountains feature in the map with uneven elevation and colored relief. The Highest point in Alaska, Mt Mckinley is notably visible in the southeastern part of the State. The Arctic coastal plains, The Kenai Peninsula and the Alaska Peninsula are other terrain markings on the map.
Aleutian IslandsThe group of the Aleutian Islands is strikingly visible extending from the Alaska Peninsula all the way to Russia. These islands are well known for its active volcanoes.
Military area and National ParksAlaska has nine military hubs and these areas are marked for quick reference. National and state parks and wilderness areas of Alaska are also indicated clearly.
More details on this Alaska Wall Map
Map LegendThe detailed key table brings out data like population concentration, national parks, military areas, important roads and other details of the title frame. The Map is also furnished with the State Flag of Alaska.
Map ScaleThe map is on a scale of 1:3,660,000 and is available in a 40.5 x 30.25 inches dimension.
InsetThe inset shows the true location and relative size of the State of Alaska in relation to the contiguous State of USA.
Display UseIdeal for poster displays in business centers, schools and homes this Alaska map is an elaborate layout of the state for easy reference in any space. Its descriptive nature is clear and graspable which makes it apt for educational and reference use.
Other Useful Information on Alaska
Region LocationThe State of Alaska falls under the west Region in Division 9. The other countries under the Pacific divisions are California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
Standard Federal Region LocationAlaska comes under the tenth Federal Region along with Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
BoroughsAlaska and Louisiana are the only two US states that do not call their administrative subdivisions counties. Alaska is divided into 19 organized Boroughs and one Unorganized Borough. These boroughs work similarly to counties in other states.
Time ZoneAlaska follows the Alaska Standard Time (AKST) and Alaska Daylight Time (AKDT) which is one hour behind the Pacific time zone. However, The Aleutian Islands follow the Hawaii-Aleutian Time which is one hour behind the rest of the State.
Zip CodeThe Range of Zip codes in Alaska state is from 99501-99950. Zip code range of major cities include:
- Anchorage 99501-11, 99513-24,
- Wasilla 99654
- Fairbanks 99706-12
- Juneau 99801-3, 11 and 12.
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|Size||40.5 x 30.25 inches|
|Publisher Name||National Geographic|