Alaska North! To Alaska
*Capital City: Juneau
       The nickname of the 49 state, Alaska, is the "Last Frontier''. Purchased from Russia for $7 million in 1867, Alaska is the largest state in area and is the largest peninsula in rhe Western Hemisphere. Mt. McKinley in the Alaska Range is North America's highest peak at 20,320 feet and one of the greatest challenges for mountain climbers. Juneau is the state's capital. and the сефеу floweris the pale-blue forget-me-not.
       *Origin of state's name: Based on an Aleut word ''alaxsxaq'' literally meaning ''object toward which the action of the sea is directed'' of more simple ''the mainland''.

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