Alaska HD wallpapers
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Alaska Free Wallpaper HD
A collection of high quality images of rare or simply beautiful photos of Alaska.
More than 40 stunning high-resolution images to your desktop Android-devices, which makes its use unnecessary actions to select and install on your phone.
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The area of Alaska is the 5th part of the area of the 48-continental states
The largest National Park - National Park and Preserve Rangel-St Elias (Wrangell St. Elias National Park), 53,321 square meters. km
Glaciers, which in the region of about 100,000, covering 5% of Alaska, covering an area of 79,091 square meters. km.
Alaska has about 54,718 km of coastal areas - it is 3 times more compared to 19,924 km, which disposes the continental U.S. states.
In Alaska, 39 mountain ranges with 17 out of 20 mountain peaks of the United States, including Mount Denali.
Mount McKinley (Denali) (6194 m) - the highest point in North America.
In Alaska, there are active volcanoes.
Alaska passes through the territory of Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Alaska Pipeline) in 1287 km in length, which runs from Prudhoe Bay (Prudhoe Bay) to Valdez (Valdez).
The area of Alaska is about 1,717,854 square meters. km.
Alaska was discovered and founded the Russian people still 1732. Under the command of Ivan Fyodorov and podshturmanom surveyor Michael Gvozdev expedition sailors on the ship "St. Gabriel" moored to the shore of unknown spaces. Until 1867, Alaska belonged to Russian-American Company. And after the war in the Far East during the Crimean War, the imperial government decided to sell Alaska, so as not to lose the gift of the territory of more than 1.5 million square kilometers. Price was appointed to the $ 7.2 million, or about $ 5 per square kilometer. Agree, not a high price!
After the purchase of Alaska, Uilyam Secretary of State Seward was charged with abuse of power, with the purchase of one of the most resource-rich regions of the world, and was forced to resign.
For 70 years, Alaska has enriched the new owners of more than 2x billion dollars, according to rough estimates. This amount collected through the export of fur, gold and fish, this is what has brought the most revenue.
Another worth noting that Alaska is the only state of America, which has no land connection. Even in the capital of Alaska, Juneau, can be reached only by sea or air.
Today, the Alaskan pipeline passes is not a small cross with ten and a half million cubic meters of oil per hour for nearly Poltar thousands of miles from the Arctic Ocean up to the Gulf of Alaska.
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